A Forgotten VillageOn this site, in 1849, Benjamin Greenbank converted an existing small mill into a 5-story woolen factory. As many as 45 people worked here to produce up to 700 yards of cloth a day. Greenbank's Hollow, as it became known, included a company store, gristmill, sawmill, school, and several residences nearly all owned by Greenbank.
On December 14, 1885, a fire at the mill quickly spread and destroyed the village including the covered bridge. Greenbank did not rebuild and today only the foundations of mills and homes remain — mute testimony to the existence of a once thriving and important Danville community.
|Placed By||Vermont Division for Historic Preservation|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 11:22am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 729254 N 4917823|
|Decimal Degrees||44.37743333, -72.12226667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 44° 22.646', W 72° 7.336'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||44° 22' 38.76" N, 72° 7' 20.16" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1253-1277 Brook Rd, Danville VT 05828, US|
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