Ivy Mills

Ivy Mills (HM1KDU)

Location: Glen Mills, PA 19342 Delaware County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 53.136', W 75° 29.094'

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A pioneer in this area's industrial and religious development, Thomas Willcox built a paper mill here on the West Branch of Chester Creek in 1729. It became a major supplier to the print shop of Benjamin Franklin; by 1776 it was supplying paper for the currency of the colonies and Continental Congress and was operated by Willcox's descendants until 1866. An early Catholic mission was established on the property.
Year Placed2001
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 at 10:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 458540 N 4415172
Decimal Degrees39.88560000, -75.48490000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 53.136', W 75° 29.094'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 53' 8.16" N, 75° 29' 5.64" W
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Area Code(s)302, 610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 115 Pole Cat Rd, Glen Mills PA 19342, US
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