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Green & Brother Furniture

 
 
Green and Brother Furniture Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 2, 2014
1. Green and Brother Furniture Marker
Inscription. Steam Furniture Works. Established 1828. Green & Brother, manufacturers of chamber, hall, parlor, dining-room, school, and church furniture. Wholesale and retail. Ssend for price list. Handrail, newells, balusters, brackets, bed-posts, table-legs; fancy turning, sewing, carving and moulding. All kinds of hard wood lumber. Woven wire and other spring, hair, moss, sponge and shuck mattresses. Cabinetmaker's and upholsterer's Material. Hard Wood and Cedar Logs Wanted.
 
Location. 38° 48.186′ N, 77° 2.562′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of South Fairfax Street and Prince Street, on the right when traveling north on South Fairfax Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 South Fairfax Street, Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Residence of General William Brown, M.D. (a few steps from this marker); Gazette House (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Elisha Cullen Dick (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fairfax House (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Dr. James Craik
Green and Brother Furniture Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 2, 2014
2. Green and Brother Furniture Marker
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary (about 400 feet away); 115 Prince Street (about 400 feet away); The Bank of Potomac Building (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Alexandria.
 
Also see . . .  Extraordinary Alexandria -- Historical Overview. "On the southeast corner of S. Fairfax Street and Prince Street is the remaining shell of James Green's extensive furniture factory, completed in 1836. On the south wall, the metal initials 'J G' are used at the end of an interior supporting rod. During the Civil War, the huge, brick building served as a military prison." (Submitted on February 14, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Green and Brother Furniture Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 2, 2014
3. Green and Brother Furniture Marker
200 South Fairfax Street image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 2, 2014
4. 200 South Fairfax Street
Today this building is a Condominium
 
 
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