Paragon Mill, Augusta Canal, Augusta, Richmond County, GA
Augusta Canal, Augusta, GA
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER GA-8
Building/structure dates: 1859 initial construction
Significance: One of the few ante bellum industrial buildings standing in Augusta, Georgia, and the second oldest along the Augusta Canal. Its operation as a cotton seed oil factory during the 1870's through the 1920's adds a new dimension to the variety of industries using water power during the supposed age of steam.
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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