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Our blog is a place for history buffs and curious Internet surfers to lose themselves in the past and take an in-depth look at the history of Coppes Commons and Coppes Napanee. Join our historian Bill Warner as he discovers and discusses pieces of our Coppes Commons heritage.

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Nappanee Furniture Co. | March 11, 1903

Bill Warner
July 02, 2020

Welcome to another Bill’s History Corner.  I found a 1903 receipt that reads “Nappanee Furniture Company, Manufacturers of Kitchen, Extension, Parlor, and Library Tables, and Kitchen Cabinets....”  We owe a big debt of gratitude to Albert and Frank Mutschler for being the designers that developed the kitchen cabinets at the Nappanee Furniture Co.

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A Day in the Business Life of the Coppes Brothers Company

Bill Warner
June 11, 2020

Sorry, no picture this week. Welcome to another Bill’s History Corner. At random I chose one old ledger and then one page that had several entries for one day. My idea is to discuss the entries for that one day. See if I can make sense of what I read and explain it to you.

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