Manufacturer: Syracuse China
User: Parker House
Date of plate: 1927
Notes: Located in the heart of downtown Boston, Mass., The Parker House is known as the longest continuously operating hotel in the United States since 1855. The original Parker House closed on November 23, 1925 and was turned over to the wrecking crew in December 1925.
Claude M. Hart, president of the J.R. Whipple Corporation built the "new" Parker House on the site of the original Parker House. The new 14-story, 800-room building opened on May 12, 1927. Click here for more history about the Omni Parker House.
In 1969 the hotel became the Dunfey Parker House Hotel and in 1984, the Omni Parker Hotel.
This topmarked plate is decorated with the Deer Head Crest and reads " Fideli Certa Merces," meaning " To the faithful there is certain reward." If you walk the Freedom Trail in Boston, you will pass by the Parker House, where you can see a plate with the Fideli Certa Merces logo displayed in the main lobby.
White body with blue border decoration and crest. This border pattern was part of the Syracuse China 46100 Series, available in 14 colors.