Our History

1734

Early Roots

1794

A Dynasty Begins

1835

Creation of the Company

1849

The Next Generation

1858

McLanahan & Stone

1863

A New Home

1865

Post-War and the Passing of the Torch

1876

The Rise of Samuel Calvin

1881

Another Fire Strikes the Shop

1889

The First of the Third Generation

1894

Innovation at McLanahan

1918

Turn of the 20th Century

1929

Emergence of Ward

1930s and 1940s

Post-War Years

1950s

A Period of Optimism

1962

The Fifth Generation

1965

Under Construction

1966

An Unexpected Loss

1973

George Sidney Joins the Company

1974

Losing a Company Hero

1985

A Period of Transition

1994

The Sixth Generation Enters the Business

1996

Diving into the World of Agriculture

1997

Approaching the End of the Century

1998

A New Division

2001

Turn of the Millenium

2003

Across the Globe

2004

A Huge Achievement

2010

Recent History

2012

Continuing to Expand

2015

Two New Global Partnerships

2019

A New McLanahan Company