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“Pottery Capital Of The World” Sees Hope From Starbucks Deal

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Bob Davis hand-dips mugs before they go into the kiln at American Mug and Stein in East Liverpool, Ohio. Most overseas companies have machines that can do this much faster.
7:45AM
July
11, 2013

This time a year ago, a small pottery factory in East Liverpool – on the brink of shutting down — made national news when it got a huge order from Starbucks. A return visit to the “Pottery Capital of the World” shows the battered town and pottery industry are rebounding.

Man Gets Jail For Stealing Pottery From OSU

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A man who pleaded guilty to stealing rare pottery at The Ohio State University gets a sentence of 8 months in jail.
11:24AM
May 23, 2013

A man who admitted stealing rare pottery from Ohio State University and selling it to an antiques dealer has been sentenced to eight months in jail.

Road Trip: The Crockery Capital Of The U.S.

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The small city in eastern Ohio is considered the pottery capital of the U.S.
8:01AM
June
18, 2012

Every week this travel season, we’ll take you on a road trip to an interesting, sometimes-overlooked past of Ohio. Today we head to East Liverpool, the Pottery Capital of the United States.

SE Ohio Pottery: Decline and Future

Student intern Shavon Martin is "throwing" on a potter's wheel at the National Ceramic Museum and Heritage Center.
12:00AM
July 14, 2006

Thousands of buyers, sellers and fans of pottery are in Zanesville for Pottery Week activities. The city known for the Y bridge used to be known as the Pottery Capital of the World.

Pottery is part of Southeast Ohio’s Heritage

Weller Vase at the Zanesville Art Center.
12:00AM
July 13, 2006

Thousands of pottery enthusiasts from all over the U-S and Canada are in Zanesville this week to celebrate Pottery Week.