Washington DC Beer & Soda Bottlers


Notes:
These are pre-1900 Bottlers from Washington DC that I don't currently have a bottle for. If you have a bottle from one of these bottlers, please send me a photo.
By the way, I make no claims as to the accuracy or completness of this list. It's just something I created from looking through old city directories (which tend to be full of mistakes & typos).


Company Names, addresses, dates1:

  James A. Bailey, 618 Mass Ave NE, Washington DC .............................. (1888-1895)
  Banner Brewing Co, 421 10th NW, Washington DC ................................ (1894-1897)
  Bear Lithia Water Co, 1423 F NW, Washington DC ............................... (1900)
  Z. Lawrence Beebe & Son, Benning, Washington DC .............................. (1897-1898)
  Z. Lawrence Beebe & Co, 1729 Fla Ave NE, Washington DC ....................... (1900)
  T.E. Bertrand, 2125 Ward Pl NW, Washington DC ................................ (1897)
  Blackstone Island Mineral Water Co, 611 F NW, Washington DC .................. (1898-1899)
  Henry L. Blout, 719 4 1/2 SW, Washington DC .................................. (1884-1891)
  W.H. Brinkly & Bro, 17 D NE, Washington DC ................................... (1891-1892)
  Benjamin F. Buchanan, 3254 M NW, Washington DC ............................... (1893)
  Charles N. Buckland, 1324 F NW, Washington DC ................................ (1898-1899)
  Belle J. Buckland, 734 14th NW, Washington DC ................................ (1900)
  William C. Burgy, 1000 6th NW, Washington DC ................................. (1878)
  Edward T. Burns, 300 6th NW, Washington DC ................................... (1895)
  James Butler, 1237 20th NW, Washington DC .................................... (1882-1885)
  James Butler, 1232 20th NW, Washington DC .................................... (1886)
  Jesse M. Butler, 1352 D SW, Washington DC .................................... (1888)
  Jesse M. Butler, 401 13 1/2 SW, Washington DC ................................ (1889-1892)
  Jesse M. Butler, 1351 C SW, Washington DC .................................... (1894)
  George H. Butt, 420 7th SW, Washington DC .................................... (1882-1886)
  George H. Butt, 428 7th SW, Washington DC .................................... (1887-1888)
  California Water Company, 1010 F NW, Washington DC ........................... (1897-1898)
  William R Ceinar, 46 H NW, Washington DC ..................................... (1893)
  Thomas Coleman, 616 3rd SW, Washington DC .................................... (1871)
  Jacob H. Collins, 460 K NW, Washington DC .................................... (1895-1899)
  Americus N. Crippen, 925 E NW, Washington DC ................................. (1889)
  Coleman & Hart, 6th c C NW, Washington DC .................................... (1893)
  Columbia Beer Bottling Co, 420 4 SW, Washington DC .......................... (1893)
  Columbia Natural Lithia Water, 460 K NW, Washington DC ....................... (1896-1900)
  George C. Corliss, Trinidad Ave NE, Washington DC ............................ (1893)
  James Daley, Bridge n Market, Georgetown ..................................... (1866)
  Nelson A. Dunning, 341 Pa ave NW, Washington DC .............................. (1890)
  Giles H. Edwards, 313 8th NE, Washington DC .................................. (1880-1885)
  H A Eckloff & Co, 323 I SE, Washington DC .................................... (1899)
  Geneva Water Co, 820 F NW, Washington DC ..................................... (1894-1895)
  P.F. Gently, 8th c D NW, Washington DC ....................................... (1880-1881)
  Geo M. Griffin, 311 7th SW, Washington DC .................................... (1892)
  G. Morrin Griffin, 924 9th NW, Washington DC ................................. (1893)
  George Goebel, 227 NJ ave NW, Washington DC .................................. (1883)
  George Goebel, 524 4 SW, Washington DC ...................................... (1894)
  Philip Hellriegel, 13th St Whf SW, Washington DC ............................. (1888)
  Herdliska & Co, 1309 G NW, Washington DC ..................................... (1897-1898)
  Robert C. Herdliska, 1309 G NW, Washington DC ................................ (1899)
  Frank L. Hood, 400 9th NW, Washington DC ..................................... (1889)
  Frank L. Hood, 814 F NW, Washington DC ....................................... (1890)
  Charles D. Hood, 1357 33rd NW, Washington DC ................................. (1895)
  Isham's California Waters of Life, 1010 F NW, Washington DC .................. (1897-1898)
  William Johnson, 700 7th SW, Washington DC ................................... (1879)
  Jonas & Co, 1324 F NW, Washington DC ......................................... (1896-1897)
  Kaiser & Co, 618 14th NW, Washington DC ...................................... (1898-1900)
  Adam Koch, 1206 Pa Ave NW, Washington DC ..................................... (1881-1882)
  Henry Knoch, Blair Rd, Washington DC ......................................... (1896)
  Frederic Knoop, 624 Va ave SW, Washington DC ................................. (1880)
  Henry Lerch, 451 N NW, Washington DC ......................................... (1888)
  L. Luchs, 1102 F NE, Washington DC ........................................... (1885)
  James H. Magee, 280 E north, Washington DC ................................... (1864)
  Martin & Harper, Va av cor 1st SW, Washington DC ............................. (1899)
  Massanetta Park & Spring Co, 604 5th NW, Washington DC ....................... (1893-1894)
  J.G. May, 10 Prospect, Georgetown ............................................ (1879)
  P.M. May, 30 Prospect, Georgetown ............................................ (1880)
  Robert McDaniel, 1106 K NW, Washington DC .................................... (1880)
  William G. McDaniel, 1015 11th NW, Washington DC ............................. (1899)
  Wm Mercer, 1017 19th NW, Washington DC ....................................... (1883-1890)
  Milburn's Polar Soda Water, 480 15th West, Washington DC ..................... (1867)
  Christian Moerlein Brewing Co, N Capitol cor D NW, Washington DC ............. (1896-1901)
  John W. Nicholson, 103 H NW, Washington DC ................................... (1894)
  Preston F. Pierce, 1718 Pa Ave NW, Washington DC ............................. (1893)
  Preston M. Pierce, 1718 Pa Ave NW, Washington DC ............................. (1894)
  William E. Rae, 103 Pa Ave NW, Washington DC ................................. (1894)
  Retlaw Mineral Spring Co, 1008 F St NW, Washington DC ........................ (1896)
  John W. Ridgeway, 3403 O St NW, Washington DC ................................ (1884)
  Henry Rosenberg, 712 P St NW, Washington DC .................................. (1894)
  Rubino Healing Springs Co, 1139 14th St NW, Washington DC .................... (1900)
  George Samuels, 1329 7th St NW, Washington DC ................................ (1894)
  George M. Schaefer, 523 8th St SE, Washington DC ............................. (1894)
  Henry W. Scherger, 809 6th St NW, Washington DC .............................. (1892)
  William H. Scherger, 809 6th St NW, Washington DC ............................ (1893)
  Chrisian Schmidt, 803 Md Ave NE, Washington DC ............................... (1893-1896)
  Chrisian Schmidt, 713 Md Ave NE, Washington DC ............................... (1897-1914)
  Frank Schwarz, 1st and Va Ave SW, Washington DC .............................. (1891-1892)
  Harry M. Sears, N Capitol & D St NW, Washington DC ........................... (1898)
  Caspar B. Shafer, 520 10th St NW, Washington DC .............................. (1879-1881)
  Caspar B. Shafer, 1010 F St NW, Washington DC ................................ (1882-1887)
  Caspar B. Shafer & Co, 103 Pa Ave NW, Washington DC .......................... (1888-1892)
  Shafer's mineral Water Depot, 103 Pa Ave NW, Washington DC ................... (1893-1898)
  John F. Sheahan, 2024 14th St NW, Washington DC .............................. (1893)
  Thomas J. Sherwood, 620 F St NW, Washington DC ............................... (1899)
  Siegmund Silberberg, 826 9th St NW, Washington DC ............................ (1891-1893)
  Sam Solomon, 7th and D Sts NW, Washington DC ................................. (1893)
  South Washingtons Bottling Works, 462 H St SW, Washington DC ................. (1896)
  Steiwer & Juenemann, 508 D St SE, Washington DC .............................. (1878)
  Henry Steiwer, 614 Pa Ave SE, Washington DC .................................. (1879)
  Henry Steiwer, B St near 1st St SW, Washington DC ............................ (1880)
  Elijah E. Taylor, 280 E north, Washington DC ................................. (1862)
  Teoc Mineral Co, 624 F St NW, Washington DC .................................. (1898)
  Thomas & Shipley, 11th Cor H, Washington DC .................................. (1873)
  Augustus C Thornett, 1015 24th St NW, Washington DC .......................... (1878)
  William G. Tucker, 628 3rd St NE, Washington DC .............................. (1894-1898)
  Obed E. Whitehurst, 520 12th St NW, Washington DC ............................ (1889)



1 Boyd's Directory for the District of Columbia (various years)




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