Terre Haute, Indiana: Marker: Birthplace of the Coke Bottle

The entry submitted by the Root Glass Co. won the national Coke bottle design competition in 1915.
Address:
2330 S. 3rd St., Terre Haute, IN
Directions:
South side of the city. I-70 exit 7, then one mile north on US Hwy 41/3rd St., Next to a gas station sign, on the northeast corner of E. Voorhees St. and US Hwy 41/3rd St.
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Coke bottle art.

Painted Coke Bottles

Representing the Birthplace of the Coca-Cola Bottle, 27 painted bottle sculptures can be found at various locations throughout the city; a Visitor Guide and map to their sites is available. The six-foot-high bottles are painted in various themes represented by the sponsors and/or local businesses.

[Bryan Bromstrup, 09/19/2018]

Historical marker.

Birthplace of the Coca-Cola Bottle

At the corner of 3rd Street and East Voorhees stands a historical placard that marks the birthplace of the 1915 Coke bottle that won in a national contest.

[Mark Smith, 07/28/2017]

The former site of the Root Glass Co. is now occupied by a gas station and minimart.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Stiffy Green the BulldogStiffy Green the Bulldog, Terre Haute, IN - < 1 mi.
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Stiffy Green's MausoleumStiffy Green's Mausoleum, Terre Haute, IN - 4 mi.
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Giant Bookworm, Casey, IL - 32 mi.

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