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Paragon Mill, Augusta Canal, Augusta, Richmond County, GA



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Item Title


Location
Augusta Canal, Augusta, GA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
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.

Subjects
Commerce
Brick Buildings
Warehouses


Related Names
Baker, Alfred
Silver, Hill
Thompson, Robert


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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