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

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.
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.
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.

The small city in eastern Ohio is considered the pottery capital of the U.S.
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.
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.
July 13, 2006

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