Mary Chase Perry Stratton

A woman slightly smiles while holding up a bowl.
Mary Chase Perry Stratton was co-founder of Pewabic Pottery, which is still in business today.

Photo courtesy of the Detroit Public Library

Mary Chase Perry was born in Hancock in 1867, where her childhood home still stands. She became a co-founder of the renowned Pewabic Pottery, a designated historical landmark and Michigan's only historic pottery. Although Pewabic Pottery is located in Detroit, the name Pewabic may be familiar to local residents: it adorns a local copper vein and the Quincy Hill housing location.

Last updated: March 13, 2019

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