Which city in the United States is known as the Furniture Capital of the World?
Posted by LDonia on 09/30/2013
According to the High Point Museum:
Following World War II, an estimated 60% of all furniture made in America was produced within a 150-mile radius of High Point, and the city’s week-long semi-annual furniture markets have become the major international wholesale markets for the industry. The journey from a few small family-owned furniture factories, using abundant local timber supplies and hardworking labor from abandoned tobacco farms, to a major manufacturing and distribution center is a local story with national impact.
Image by Flickr user Hunterrrr, used following Creative Commons guidelines.
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