Located in Historic New Lebanon

Kendall

First Thermometer Factory
 
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[1820] Thomas Kendall, a machinist, set the standard system of graduating the scale of degrees on the instrument and established the first U.S. thermometer factory at the site adjacent to the present Kendall House deli-cafe.His eldest son John took over the business after his father's death, and the business thrived throughout the 19th Century.

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