The Drexel Furniture Company was established on November 10, 1903 in Drexel, North Carolina. B
By 1968, after several acquisitions, the company became known as the Drexel Heritage Furnishings, Inc. It is still known as that today.
Here is a photograph form 1906 of the Drexel Furniture Company in Drexel, North Carolina that employed child laborers.
The company’s first plant burned in 1906. The plant pictured was built in two weeks after the fire and was identical to the first one. The plant consisted of two buildings. In 1917, the building got electricity. An addition was added in 1918.