Larson Furniture Building – ASB

Glenwood 150th logoThis post is part of a collection of posts written in 2016 for Glenwood’s 150 year celebration. To see the map and full list of locations included in the walking tour, click here.

American Solutions for Business / Larson Furniture – 108 South Franklin Street

38a IMG_0591 Larson

The earliest building on this site was Emmerson & Tollefson Hardware.

Trenham M - Labels

It was later used by Eliason Cigar Factory in 1910. Eliason made “Senator” cigars that featured notable locals such as Frank Eddy of Glenwood and Knut Nelson of Alexandria.


In 1925/26 through 1937, it became the Glenwood Furniture Company and Funeral Services.

38a 04 16 2016 004

In 1940 the Larson family re-opened a furniture store in this building and operated it until they sold it to Merlin Adolphson in 1971. The Building is now occupied by American Solutions for Business.

The Pope County Tribune was published in the south end of the building for many years.

PC 150th FINAL

This entry was posted in Local History and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s