Made in Jamestown: How Furniture Built a City


Once the Furniture Capital of the country, Jamestown New York had over 100 furniture factories at one time. 

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Timeline of Jamestown Furniture

A timeline of the development of Jamestown’s Furniture Industry

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Wood, Water and Rails

Learn more about Jamestown’s natural environment, and the factors that lead to the success of the furniture industry.

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Furniture Factories by Location

List of furniture fatories by location in Jamestown. See what addresses housed furniture factories, and what years those factories were at that location.

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Photo of the current exhibit at the Fenton History Center.