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Harris Mill, Main & Prospect Streets, Harrisville, Cheshire County, NH



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Item Title


Location
Main & Prospect Streets, Harrisville, NH

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NH-171
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-52).
Building/structure dates: 1833 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 183 subsequent work
Significance: The earliest surviving woolen mill in the village, it was built by Milan Harris in 1832-1833. It is a rare example of pre-"slow burning" mill construction with its joist floor framing and low "trap door" clerestory windows.

Subjects
Outbuildings
Woolen Mills


Related Names
Harris, Milan


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer May 1969 PHOTOCOPY OF AN UNDATED EARLY VIEW OF HARRISVILLE, FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. JOHN COLONY, HARRISVILLE, N. H.
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer May 1969 VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer May 1969 VIEW LOOKING SOUTHEAST
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer May 1969 VIEW LOOKING SOUTH
5. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer May 1969 VIEW LOOKING WEST
6. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer May 1969 BELL CUPOLA DETAIL
7. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer May 1969 HEAD GATE MECHANISM DETAIL
8. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer May 1969 INTERIOR, SECOND FLOOR, VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST
9. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer May 1969 INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, FRAMING DETAIL
10. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer May 1969 INTERIOR, ATTIC, VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST
11. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer May 1969 OUTBUILDING SOUTHEAST OF HARRIS MILL (POSSIBLY AN OLD BOILER HOUSE), VIEW LOOKING SOUTH


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