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.

millinformationoriginclosedlocation 
Parsonsinformation18532006first 
Lymaninformation18541927first 
Holyoke Paperinformation 1857 second 
Prentiss Wireinformation1857 first 
Hadley Threadinformation1863 second 
Beebeinformation1863 first 
Holyoke Machineinformation1863   
New York Wooleninformation1864 second 
Whitinginformation1864 first 
Merrick Threadinformation1865 first 
Germaniainformation1865 second 
Riversideinformation1866 third 
Valleyinformation1866 second 
Franklininformation1866 third 
Waureganinformation1869 first 
Albioninformation1869 second 
Holyoke Steam Boilerinformation1869   
Holyoke Warpinformation1869 none 
Union Paperinformation1870 third 
Springfield Blanketinformation1870 third 
Crockerinformation1870 second 
Beebe – Holbrookinformation1872 first 
Newton Paperinformation1873 third 
Massasoitinformation1873 first 
Farr Alpacainformation1873   
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 (Mount Tom)information1880 second 
Nonotuckinformation1880 second 
Holyoke Envelopeinformation1880   
Hampden Glazeinformation1880still existssecond 
Whitmoreinformation1880   
National Blank Bookinformation1881 second 
Merrick Lumberinformation1881   
Dickinsoninformation1882 first 
American Padinformation18822005none 
Holyoke Manila Millinformation1875 second 
Connecticut River Pulpinformation1876 first 
Normaninformation1910 second 
Lindeninformation1892first
Hampden Cotton Millinformation   first 
Coghlan’s Holyoke Steam Boilerinformation    
White and Wyckoffinformationsecond
General Electricinformationsecond
Holyoke Water Power Millinformationfirst
Holyoke Wire Clothinformation
Berkshire Fine Spinninginformationfirst
American Tissue Millsinformationnone
Eurekainformationnone
Marvelluminformationnone
Perfect Safety Paperinformationnone
Connor Brothers Woolen Millinformationfirst

Most mills have Sanborn map to analyze and some have the

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