Griswold Manufacturing was an American manufacturer of cast iron home products founded in Erie, Pennsylvania, in 1865 that finally closed in 1957. In 1884 Matthew Griswold patented and manufactured a wheeled spittoon.
Exporting and trade flourished creating a shortage for U. Exporting overseas created an increase in industry output for the following years.
Manufacturing and industry contributed to the prosperity and growth of an era that would be known as the "Roaring 20's" marking a post-war national lifestyle change.
Founded as the Seldon and Griswold Manufacturing Company, the Griswold company became known as the premier manufacturer of high-quality cast-iron kitchen items in the United States.
The Griswold cast iron foundry was based in Erie, Pennsylvania; and until the early 1900s cast-iron items from this company were marked with an "ERIE" logo.
Wagner and Wagner Ware (did you know there was a difference?
) seem to get less respect and I think that's both good and bad.Check back often; we are constantly adding new inventory.Thanks for stopping – we hope you will enjoy your visit!They are also highly sought after by antique collectors and dealers.Among the rarest products were those produced in 1920. The Atlanta 32 box became one of the rarest items in 1920 production."Aunt Ellen" was the author of Griswold's "Booklet on Waterless Cooking", given free to purchasers of the Tite-Top Dutch Oven.