The Jamestown Furniture Industry: History in Wood,…

While all but gone today, Jamestown’s furniture industry was once the second-largest producer of furniture in the United States. Manufacturing boomed from 1816, when William Breed and Royal Keyes opened their shops, to the 1920s, when Jamestown was still one of the top wood furniture producers in the country. In the nineteenth century, the thriving railroad industry allowed Jamestown’s quality…

The Jamestown Furniture Industry: History in Wood,… | virtualceo | 4.5