Monday, May 13, 2019

Two 5th Generation Businesses Celebrate 170 Years in 2019

Out of nine firms celebrating their 170th anniversaries this year, two have remained in the family for five generations: Hemp's Meats ( has been providing top quality meats to Jefferson, Maryland and surrounding areas since 1849.

And Pennsylvania furniture retailer Teeter's Furniture ( has also run a funeral business over the years.

In 1849 it was not that unusual for a small town cabinetmaker to also serve as undertaker. But the Teeter family has managed to continue doing both businesses for 170 years and that is remarkable. 

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