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Follmer, Clogg and Company Umbrella Factory
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Follmer, Clogg and Company Umbrella Factory, April 2010
Location 254-260 W. King St., Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built c. 1880-c. 1905
NRHP reference No. 86001775
Added to NRHP August 21, 1986

Follmer, Clogg and Company Umbrella Factory, also known as Van Sciver Building, is a historic factory building located at Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It was built between about 1880 and 1905, and is a "U"-shaped, brick complex measuring approximately 144 feet by 250 feet. It housed Follmer, Clogg and Company, a manufacturer of umbrellas and parachutes, until the 1940s. In 1944, it was acquired by the Van Sciver Furniture Company and housed a furniture store, warehouse, and repair shop until 1982.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.

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