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Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

“Keyes’ Carpenter Shop”

 
 
"Keyes' Carpenter Shop" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
1. "Keyes' Carpenter Shop" Marker
Inscription.
"Keyes' Carpenter Shop"
Here in 1816, Royal Keyes, cabinet maker, erected a small carpenter shop. In its second story he made simple articles of furniture for the pioneer community. From this small beginning grew the great furniture industry of Jamestown.
 
Location. 42° 5.82′ N, 79° 14.509′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and West 4th Street, on the left when traveling north on North Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 315 North Main Street, Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Keyes' Carpenter Shop (a few steps from this marker); Site of Gurney Ball Bearing Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); Stage Stop (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Here the First School House (about 300 feet away); Robert H. Jackson (about 400 feet away); Tew Mansion (about 400 feet away); First Furniture Factory (about 400 feet away); Great Fire of 1861 (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
"Keyes' Carpenter Shop" Marker & Site image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
2. "Keyes' Carpenter Shop" Marker & Site
Marker is fixed to the building by the entrance at left. A second marker with slightly different text is fixed to the corner of the building.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 111 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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