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Ponemah Mills, Main Street, Taftville, New London County, CT



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Item Title


Location
Main Street, Taftville, CT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CT-242
Building/structure dates: 1871 initial construction
Significance: Ponemah Mills, in operation by 1871, was one of the largest textile mills in the United States for many years.

Subjects
Mills
Weaving


Related Names
Taft, Edward P.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Cervin Robinson, Photographer June 1958 WEST AND SOUTH ELEVATIONS OF ORIGINAL 1871 MILL
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Cervin Robinson, Photographer June 1958 WEST ELEVATION SHOWING OFFICE UNIT TO THE LEFT LATER MILL TO THE RIGHT, AND ORIGINAL 1871 MILL BEYOND
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Cervin Robinson, Photographer April 1958 WEST ELEVATION OF ORIGINAL 1871 MILL
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer March 1961 SOUTH AND EAST ELEVATIONS OF ORIGINAL 1871 MILL SHOWING WING TO THE RIGHT
5. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer March 1961 TOWERS ON WEST ELEVATION OF ORIGINAL 1871 MILL
6. Historic American Buildings Survey Cervin Robinson, Photographer June 1958 INTERIOR TYPICAL OF FIRST, SECOND, AND THIRD FLOORS SHOWING HEAVY TIMBER MILL CONSTRUCTION
7. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer March 1961 INTERIOR OF FOURTH FLOOR
8. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer March 1961 INTERIOR OF FIFTH FLOOR (ATTIC)
9. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer March 1961 PONEMAH MILLS DAM ON THE SHETUCKET RIVER


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