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Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The First Metal Furniture Factory

 
 
The First Metal Furniture Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 15, 2017
1. The First Metal Furniture Factory Marker
Inscription.
The First Metal
Furniture Factory
Here stood
the factory of the
Fenton Metallic Company
organized in 1888
by Reuben Earle Fenton
Alexis Crane
Frank E. Gifford
Albert Gilbert
Fred E. Hatch
James W. Hine and
Arthur W. Wade.
From this beginning
has grown the great
metal furniture and
interior metal industry
of Jamestown.

 
Erected 1927 by Jamestown Centennial Commission and the State of New York.
 
Location. 42° 6.04′ N, 79° 15.317′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is on Jones & Gifford Avenue 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.
 
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 700 feet away); American Revolution (approx. 0.2 miles away); Log Cabin 1810 (approx. 0.2 miles
The First Metal Furniture Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 15, 2017
2. The First Metal Furniture Factory Marker
Fixed to the building at the front entrance.
away); Broadhead Power House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Automatic Voting Machines (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Car Barns (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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