| Share
 

Glassboro

Glassboro, borough (1990 pop. 15,614), Gloucester co., SW N.J.; settled 1775, inc. 1920. It is a trade and processing center for a fruit-growing (especially apples) region and has light manufacturing. The founding industry, glass, is still important. Glassboro State College (renamed Rowan State College in 1992) was the site of a summit meeting (1967) between President Lyndon Johnson and Soviet Premier Aleksei Kosygin.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

See more Encyclopedia articles on: U.S. Political Geography

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring