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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Widdicomb, an American Furniture Company

by Carol Steffan • August 23, 2018

The ubiquitous American furniture company Widdicomb was founded as a cabinet shop in 1858 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Its first four employees were William, Harry, John, and George, Jr., sons of George Widdicomb, an immigrant and skilled woodworker from Devonshire, England. All of the boys enlisted to fight in the Union army in the Civil […]