White's Factory

White's Factory (HMAWW)

Location: Acushnet, MA 02743 Bristol County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 41.731', W 70° 54.954'

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A mill dam was first built on this site in 1746. About 1799, William White, Sr. built a stone water-powered cotton mill for himself and three of his sons, Phineas, William and Benjamin. That mill, one of the earliest in the country, burned down around 1830. It was rebuilt in 1831, burned again around 1854, and finally converted to a sawmill whose last operator was James B. Hamlin. The White family still owns the property.
Year Placed1994
Placed ByAchusnet Historical Commission & David White, President, White's Dairy
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 1:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 340572 N 4617744
Decimal Degrees41.69551667, -70.91590000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 41.731', W 70° 54.954'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 41' 43.86" N, 70° 54' 57.24" W
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Area Code(s)508
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 Hamlin St, Acushnet MA 02743, US
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