Villa Rica's Textile Industry

Villa Rica's Textile Industry (HM20XU)

Location: Villa Rica, GA 30180 Carroll County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 43.933', W 84° 55.167'

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In the early 1900's several textile mills and warehouses lined Villa Rica's Main Street. The mills provided an economic stimulus for decades as the transition was made from agricultural to industrial products. The cotton mills paid cash wages providing needed relief to struggling farm families.

The Continental Gin Company installed two automatic hydraulic presses which double cleaned the cotton in Villa Rica's Cotton Oil Mill. These presses were the first of this type to be installed in the State of Georgia. They served as demonstration models for visitors from throughout the southeast who came to observe the new technology.
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HM NumberHM20XU
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Placed ByVilla Rica Preservation Commission
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Date Added Sunday, August 20th, 2017 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 692751 N 3734409
Decimal Degrees33.73221667, -84.91945000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 43.933', W 84° 55.167'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 43' 55.98" N, 84° 55' 10.02" W
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Area Code(s)770, 678
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 187-209 GA-61, Villa Rica GA 30180, US
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