Mill History

These are histories of the mills of Holyoke that are near the Holyoke Canal System.  Click on the name of the mill to lead to its own page. Click on the location to get to an Open Street map. There was some child labor in Holyoke in the 1880s to the 1920s. PAGE

Holyoke Paperinformation 1857 second 
Prentiss Wireinformation1857 first 
Hadley Threadinformation1863 second 
Beebe Holbrookinformation1863 first 
Holyoke Machineinformation1863   
New York Wooleninformation1864 second 
Whitinginformation1864 first 
Merrick Threadinformation1865 first 
Germaniainformation1865 second 
Riversideinformation1866 third 
Valleyinformation1866 second 
Franklininformation1866 third 
Dickenson and Clark Paperinformationsecond
Waureganinformation1869 first 
Albioninformation1869 second 
Holyoke Steam Boilerinformation1869 near railroad  
Holyoke Warpinformation1869 none 
Connecticut River Paper Millinformation1870 Union Paperthird 
Springfield Blanketinformation1870 third 
Crockerinformation1870 second 
Beebe – Webberinformation1872 second 
Newton Paperinformation1873 third 
Massasoitinformation1873 first 
Farr Alpacainformation1873 first 
Excelsiorinformation 1873   
Massachusetts Screwinformation1873   
Skinner Silkinformation18741961first 
Deane Pump (Worthington)information1875 none 
Seymour Cutleryinformation1878 none 
Buchanan and Boltinformation1878 none 
Chemical Paperinformation1880 third 
Winona (Gill)information1880 second 
Syms and Dudley
(Mount Tom)
information1880 second 
Nonotuckinformation1880 second 
Holyoke Envelopeinformation1880   
Hampden Glazeinformation1880still existssecond 
National Blank Bookinformation1881 second 
Merrick Lumberinformation1881   
Dickinsoninformation1882 first 
American Padinformation18822005none 
Holyoke Manila Millinformation1875 second 
Connecticut River Pulpinformation1876 first 
Normaninformation1910 second 
Hampden Cotton Millinformation   first 
Coghlan’s Holyoke Steam Boilerinformation    
White and Wyckoffinformationsecond
General Electricinformationsecond
Holyoke Water Power Millinformationfirst
Holyoke Water Power Buildingsinformationfirst
Holyoke Wire Clothinformation
Berkshire Fine Spinninginformationfirst
American Tissue Millsinformationnone
Perfect Safety Paperinformationnone
Connor Brothers Woolen Millinformationfirst
Fenton and Dunninformation
United Folding Boxinformationthird
Goddard Machineinformation
Holyoke Hydrant and Iron Worksinformation
Hampden Paper Companyinformation
Ferry Millinformation
Chadwick Plush Companyinformationfirst
Springfield Photo Mountinformationnone
Taylor Burt Paper Millinformationthird
Holyoke Valve and Hydrantinformation45 Race and 150 Race
Bemis Paperinformation
Riverview Machineinformation102 Cabotfirst
Esleek Paper Millinformation
Holyoke Plushinformation
Hazen Paperinformation1925200 Race
Affleck Ruling and Stationeryinformation190918 North Bridge
Mansir PrintinginformationJan 1 19249 Suffolk
Marcus Printinginformation109 Main
American Writing Paperinformation
Powers Paper Millinformationthird
Essex Pad and Paperinformation1920sNorth Summer and Lyman
Hadley Falls Paperinformation1872
National Paper Millinformationwest side of 2nd level canal
J & W JollyinformationSouth East Street
Holyoke Bone Companyinformationfirst
Buttrick and Flanders Spindle Shopinformationfirst
American Quiltinformation
Holyoke Threadinformation
Crocker McElwaininformationfirst
Samuel Snellinformation
Perkins Machinistsinformation
Nichols Belting CompanyinformationHWP Mill
Tuttle Rubber Worksinformation
Holyoke Woven Wire Mattress Companyinformation
Connecticut River Lumber Companyinformation
Holyoke Monumental Worksinformation

Loudville Mills fire

Most mills have Sanborn map to analyze and some have the

Associated Factory Mutual Fire Insurance Companies