Early Mill Articles – 1800s

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Woonsocket Patriot

November 24, 1870

Woonsocket Patriot

December 30, 1870

Woonsocket Patriot

March 31, 1871

Woonsocket Patriot

August 4, 1871

Woonsocket Patriot

September 8, 1871

Woonsocket Patriot

November 14, 1873

Woonsocket Patriot

December 8, 1876

Woonsocket Patriot

November 2, 1877

Woonsocket Patriot

November 16, 1877

Woonsocket Patriot

January 17, 1879

Stillwater Mill Fire – 1872

Stillwater Mill Fire – 1872

     This fire occurred on June 23, 1872.  The mill was constructed in 1866-67 by Edward W. Brown, and became known as the “Stillwater Woolen Mill Co.” charted in 1867. 

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Woonsocket Patriot
June 28, 1872

     The mill that replaced this one was also destroyed by fire on May 17, 1984.

     The land sat vacant until 2018-19 when a housing development was built on the site.   

 

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