The Nelson Furniture Company
Last updated 10/9/2020 at 12:13pm
By Keith J. Doll
Havre/Hill County Historic Preservation Commission
Earlier this year I was touching up and oiling my daughter's antique walnut desk. The desk was well cared for through the years, I can trace it back to two owners before my daughter got it. It has a serpentine front with claw feet. When I looked in the back, the shipping label read: Nelson Furniture Co. Havre, Montana, I did some research on it and this is what I found:
In 1917, two brothers Robert and Curtis Nelson started the Nelson Brothers' Transfer Company.
It was located on Third Avenue in the first building across...