“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

"Keyes' Carpenter Shop"

"Keyes' Carpenter Shop" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
1. "Keyes' Carpenter Shop" Marker
"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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1816.
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 315 North Main 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. A different marker also named Keyes' Carpenter Shop (a few steps from this marker); The First Newspaper (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Gurney Ball Bearing Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); 410 North Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker);
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"Gokey Fire" (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); Thurston Block (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2017. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 316 times since then and 51 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 25, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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