Troup Factory

Troup Factory (HM7JA)

Location: Pine Mountain, GA 31822 Troup County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 56.703', W 84° 55.405'

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Troup Factory, first cotton mill in Troup County, Georgia, was established in 1846 on Flat Shoals Creek by Robertson, Leslie & Co., of Meriwether County. Water powered carding, spinning and weaving, in a massive four-storied mill, produced famed quality sheetings and osnaburgs until 1899. In 1902, L. M. Park bought and removed the mill to LaGrange. Maxey Brooks (1796-1861), pioneer millwright, built an important gristmill on the site in 1829 and sold it to the company in 1846.
HM NumberHM7JA
Year Placed1980
Placed ByHistoric Chattahoochee Commission and the Ocfuskee Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 5:44pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 694123 N 3647108
Decimal Degrees32.94505000, -84.92341667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 56.703', W 84° 55.405'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 56' 42.18" N, 84° 55' 24.30" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5589-5673 US-27, Pine Mountain GA 31822, US
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