Orinoco Furniture Company

Orinoco Furniture Company (HM17CW)

Location: Columbus, IN 47201 Bartholomew County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 12.951', W 85° 54.4'

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Incorporated and its factory built here 1890. Reorganized 1891; William H. Lincoln then led the company to great success, stressing quality and artistic merit in fine, high-grade furniture. By 1895, production included parlor, library, and tea tables and ladies' desks; furniture was sold throughout U.S. Lincoln Chair Company established 1913.

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The companies were important in Columbus' economy; they were part of Indiana's extensive furniture industry. Employees included many skilled craftsmen. Lincoln died 1935; the companies were reorganized into Lincoln-Orinoco, Inc. The company closed 1940; buildings and all assets were sold at auction. Buildings have had various uses over time.
HM NumberHM17CW
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number03.2007.1
Year Placed2007
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau and Nugent Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 4:42pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 594386 N 4341299
Decimal Degrees39.21585000, -85.90666667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 12.951', W 85° 54.4'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 12' 57.06" N, 85° 54' 24.00" W
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Area Code(s)812, 317
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1600-1698 17th St, Columbus IN 47201, US
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