Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The First Metal Furniture Factory
the factory of the
Fenton Metallic Company
organized in 1888
by Reuben Earle Fenton
Frank E. Gifford
Fred E. Hatch
James W. Hine and
Arthur W. Wade.
From this beginning
has grown the great
metal furniture and
interior metal industry
Erected 1927 by Jamestown Centennial Commission and the State of New York.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1888.
Location. 42° 6.04′ N, 79° 15.317′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is on Jones & Gifford Avenue ¼ mile north of Fairmount Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 75 Jones & Gifford Avenue, Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Celoron Expedition (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Steamboat Landing (about 700 feet away); De Longueuil Expedition (about American Revolution (approx. 0.2 miles away); Log Cabin 1810 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Broadhead Power House (approx. ¼ mile away); Automatic Voting Machines (approx. ¼ mile away); The Car Barns (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 16, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.