Historical Images of Porter County

Vernier China Company
The Pines, Indiana

Date: 1936
Source Type: Postcard
Publisher, Printer, Photographer: Curt Teich (#D-4426)
Postmark: None
Collection: Steven R. Shook
Remark: For Discriminating Buyers. Gifts. For All Occasions. Do not fail to visit Vernier China Co. Fine China and Glassware (Black Knight and Haviland China). Finest display of Cambridge hand-made glassware and imported and domestic dinnerware and novelties in the United States. We Invite You. Route 20 -- 16 miles east of Gay. Open daily 10 A. M. to 10 P. M. The Vernier China Company was owned by Glenn and Eva (Fagley) Vernier. It is believed that the shop opened in 1936. Glenn Vernier died about 1966 at which time the business was taken over by his son, Robert, and perhaps his daughter, Pauline (Mrs. George Schlundt), both of whom lived in Michigan City, Indiana. Robert died in 1976. It is believed that Robert's eldest son, James, then ran the company.

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