Stratford Company Historical

Stratford Company Historical (HM1XRC)

Location: New Albany, MS 38652 Union County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 30.918', W 89° 2.659'

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Northeast Mississippi's upholstered furniture industry began here in 1948. Founded by Morris Furtorian, a Russian immigrant from Chicago, the Stratford Company utilized assembly line methods developed by the automotive industry, an innovation that revolutionized the furniture business and transformed the area's economy.
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed2006
Placed ByThe Mississippi Department of Archives and History
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Date Added Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 312345 N 3821191
Decimal Degrees34.51530000, -89.04431667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 30.918', W 89° 2.659'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 30' 55.08" N, 89° 2' 39.54" W
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Area Code(s)662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1205-1209 MS-178, New Albany MS 38652, US
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