This event is presented by an affiliate institution. During the 19th century, no town in America had more cabinet shops and factories producing finely carved furniture than Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA. In the years prior to the Civil War, there we 43 separate shops in business, the most famous was Dodge Furniture Company. The exhibit features Manchester-made furniture, vintage photos, tools, and information about the local craftsmen.
This exhibition will close on September 5, 2014.