Site of Bell Factory

Site of Bell Factory (HML7G)

Location: New Market, AL 35761 Madison County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 49.55', W 86° 28.45'

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Mile and one-half southeast on Flint River
Earliest important textile mill in Alabama
Incorporated by
Patton Donegan Company in 1832
3,000 spindles and 100 looms
operated by skilled slave labor.
In production as late as 1885.
Name derived from "bell" used to signal workers
HM NumberHML7G
Year Placed1957
Placed ByJudge David Campbell Chapter - Daughters of American Colonists
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 2:24pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 548084 N 3853854
Decimal Degrees34.82583333, -86.47416667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 49.55', W 86° 28.45'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 49' 33.00" N, 86° 28' 27.00" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2712-2722 County Hwy 65, New Market AL 35761, US
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