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Blackstone Corporation

Since 1871

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
1. Blackstone Corporation Marker
Inscription.  Blackstone Manufacturing Company, formerly known as Vandergrift Manufacturing Company, makers of washing machines and Jamestown car parts manufacturing company merged as Blackstone Corporation in 1934. The company continues as an international manufacturer.
 
Erected 2011 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 1934.
 
Location. 42° 5.629′ N, 79° 14.473′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker can be reached from Shearman Place. Located at park next to Chadakoin River at the Blackstone Corporation. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. First Grist Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); First Train (within shouting distance of this marker); Policeman George Kendall (within shouting distance of this marker); Before White Men Came (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Keelboat Landing (about
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
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300 feet away); The First Store (about 400 feet away); Public Market (about 500 feet away); Jamestown Furniture Exposition Building (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Also see . . .  Blackstone Manufacturing Company. (Submitted on April 22, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 521 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 22, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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