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

Keyes’ Carpenter Shop

 
 
Keyes' Carpenter Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
1. Keyes' Carpenter Shop Marker
Inscription.
Keyes'
Carpenter Shop
Here in 1816
Royal Keyes
cabinet maker
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
of Jamestown.
 
Erected 1927 by Jamestown Centennial Commission, State of New York.
 
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.
 
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); Site of Gurney Ball Bearing Co. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Here the First School House (about 300 feet away); Stage Stop (about 300 feet away); Tew Mansion
Keyes' Carpenter Shop Marker & Site image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
2. Keyes' Carpenter Shop Marker & Site
Marker is fixed to the building at the right corner. A second marker with slightly different text is fixed to the building by the entrance at right.
(about 300 feet away); First Furniture Factory (about 400 feet away); Robert H. Jackson (about 400 feet away); Great Fire of 1861 (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 125 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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