Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Keyes' Carpenter Shop
Here in 1816
erected a small
two-story carpenter shop.
In its second story
he employed his spare time
in making simple articles
of furniture for
the pioneer community.
From this small beginning
has grown the
great furniture industry
Erected 1927 by Jamestown Centennial Commission, State of New York.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1816.
Location. 42° 5.826′ N, 79° 14.5′ 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.Thurston Block (about 300 feet away); Here the First School House (about 300 feet away); "Gokey Fire" (about 300 feet away); Stage Stop (about 300 feet away); Tew Mansion (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 215 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.