John P. King Manufacturing Company, 1701 Goodrich Street, Augusta Canal, Augusta, Richmond County, GA
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER GA-15
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-15).
Building/structure dates: 1882 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1889 subsequent work
Significance: The John P. King Mfg. Co. was built as part of Augusta's campaign to become the "Lowell of the South." The mill has always used the water power of the Augusta Canal and now generates hydroelectric power. The King Mill operated the largest number of spindles under one roof in Augusta and was one of the largest cotton mills in the South.
War (World War I)
People Associated With Politics & Government
Hill, John D.
Thomas, Landon A.
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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