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Woolen Mills

Spooner, George Wallace
Format
Photographs; Online
Creator
Spooner, George Wallace
Date Created
1820
Composition Era
19th Century
1820's
Type
building
Place
E Market St, Pireus, Charlottesville
Charlottesville (Va.)
Culture
American
Note
Marchants cotton mill, plaster mill, saw mill, grist mill, dye shop, blacksmith shop, and brass foundry--1887 won a competition to supply fabrics for 1,000 uniforms for Philadelphia mail carriers--1892 chosen by Chicago Worlds Fair Commission to supply fabrics for 1,500 guard uniforms--Thos L Farish Mill 1846--Charlottesville Factory : partnership of Wm P Farish, Henry W Jones, & John T Randolph Late 1840s--John Adams Marchant Mill 1852--Henry Clay Marchant Mill 1864--Owned by William Douglas Meriwether 1761-1845, then son William Hunter Meriwether b. 1793 was involved with the mill prior to going the Texas where he built a large mill
4 Story Brick Mill: 60'x120,' Tower w/Mansard Roof, Segmental Arched Windows; School, Store, Chapel, Workers Houses, Supervisors House, Mill Dam
Geo Wallace Spooner, Builder 1882
Event
Saw mill w/3 cotton carding machines--Toll bridge built over Moores Creek built--Dam built--Burned in Civil War--Rebuilt--Burned--Rebuilt--Razed
Contents
Digital Images : 2; Mill dam -- Overview.
Credit
K. Edward Lay, Also published in The Architecture of Jefferson country: Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia. 2000.
Collection
Art and Architecture
Architecture of Jefferson Country
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