Amoskeag Mills

Amoskeag Mills (HM1830)

Location: Manchester, NH 03101 Hillsborough County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 0.068', W 71° 28.027'

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Samuel Blodgett began a canal to bypass the steep falls in 1793, with money provided by a lottery. The canal was finished in 1807. Mills then sprang up on both sides of the river below the falls. The world renowned Amoskeg Manufacturing Company flourished here for a century, operating 64 mills, covering a mile and a half of ground, housing 700,000 spindles and 23,000 looms which turned out 500,000 yards of cloth each week.
HM NumberHM1830
Marker Number124
Placed ByNew Hampshire Division of Historical Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 7:09am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 298908 N 4763894
Decimal Degrees43.00113333, -71.46711667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 0.068', W 71° 28.027'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 0' 4.08" N, 71° 28' 1.62" W
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Area Code(s)603
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 969-989 Canal St, Manchester NH 03101, US
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