In 1863, John A. Frye opened the doors to the very first Frye shop on Elm Street in Marlboro, MA, paving the way for countless generations of Frye artisans dedicated entirely to the art of craftsmanship.
In the 1890’s, Marlboro manufactured more shoes than any other city in the United States. During that time, Frye was one of the largest and more successful footwear companies in the entire country. Marlboro, Mass The Frye factory was the first of the nearly twenty firms in Marlboro to convert from steam to electrical power for its operation. Making Frye the first factory in town to run on electricity.
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