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Jamestown Furniture Exposition Building

 
 
Jamestown Furniture Exposition Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
1. Jamestown Furniture Exposition Building Marker
Inscription.  Built to display locally manufactured furniture and to host semi-annual "Furniture Marts" for a national audience, 1917-1982.
 
Erected 1999 by Jamestown Historical Marker Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
 
Location. 42° 5.709′ N, 79° 14.569′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of West 2nd Street and Washington Street, on the right when traveling west on West 2nd Street. An aged sign on the left side of the front of the building reads, "Jamestown Furniture Mart.". Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 West 2nd Street, 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. Robert H. Jackson (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Bank (about 400 feet away); "Gokey Fire" (about 500 feet away); James Prendergast (about 500 feet away); First Train (about 500 feet away); Great Fire of 1861 (about 500 feet away);
Jamestown Furniture Exposition Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
2. Jamestown Furniture Exposition Building Marker
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The First Store (about 500 feet away); Stage Stop (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
More about this marker. Located in front of the adjacent parking lot to the west of the building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 474 times since then and 82 times this year. Last updated on July 26, 2022, by Rudy R of St Clair Shores, Michigan. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 22, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 11, 2022