Vardry Mill

Vardry Mill (HM6IZ)

Location: Greenville, SC 29601 Greenville County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 50.625', W 82° 24.012'

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— Reedy River Historic Park —

In 1874 Vardy McBee's heirs leased and renovated an old grain mill on this property to Massachusetts natives O.H. Sampson and George Hall. First called Sampson, Hall & Co., by its founders, the textile mill consisted of two, three-story buildings each forty by twenty-eight-feet. Its stone foundations are clearly visible. The mill initially employed between fifty and sevety-five workers. Its 4,000 spindles spun cotton yarn for knitting and crocheting. It became Camperdown Number One when Sampson and Hall opened the Camperdown Mill on the north bank in 1876. In 1885, when Henry P. Hammett purchased the Camperdown Mill. O.H. Sampson transferred its machinery to a new mill outside the city limits which later became the American Spinning Company. In 1906 Camperdown Number One was sold to Luther McBee, re-equipped, and renamed the Vardry Mill.
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HM NumberHM6IZ
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 4:35am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 371982 N 3856609
Decimal Degrees34.84375000, -82.40020000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 50.625', W 82° 24.012'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 50' 37.50" N, 82° 24' 0.72" W
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Area Code(s)803, 864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 800 Swamp Rabbit Trail, Greenville SC 29601, US
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