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American Printing Co and Metacomet Mill

  • Address: Anawan St
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1846/00/00 Bradford Durfee Architect Major Durfee and William Davol acquire plans for the Metacomet Mill from Bolton, England.
1847/00/00 Col Richard Borden Owner The Metacomet Mill is built for Colonel Richard Borden for the manufacture of cotton textiles.
1906/00/00 The American Printing Company Mill No 7, also known as Fall River Iron Works Mill No 7, is built for the production of cotton print cloth.
1910/00/00 Al McDermott Work In 1910, Al McDermott drives from mill to mill with his six-horse drawn wagon, selling food and drink to the workers. By 1917, the number of mills reached 49.

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Particulars for American Printing Co and Metacomet Mill:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Industry
Historic Use Manufacturing facility
Owner Private
Level of Significance State
Building Type Warehouse

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 83000617
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Durfee,Bradford
Architectural Style: Greek revival
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1847, 1880
Historic Function: Industry, processing, extraction, Commerce, Trade
Historic Sub-Function: Manufacturing facility, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce, Trade
Current Sub-Function: Warehouse

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