A brief history of Glatfelter and Spring Grove

Spring Grove was founded in 1747 but its identity over the last 150 years has been shaped by its biggest employer, Glatfelter. - (Photo / FILE)

Philip H. Glatfelter purchased a paper plant in 1864 for $14,000, according to Spring Grove Area Historical Preservation Society Manager and Curator Blake Stough.

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