This category contains links to web sites dedicated to historic yarn spinning or cloth weaving mills.
  • A Brief History of the Springdale Mill History of the water powered wool textile Springdale Mill in Oakdale Massachusetts, founded in 1865 by J.L. Smith, bought and renamed the Glen Woolen Mills by James Dorr in 1892, and raised in 1905 by the Metropolitan Water and Sewerage Board to make place for the city's water reservoir.
  • A Brief History of the Thomaston Mills The history of the Thomaston Cotton Mills and mill villages in Thomaston, Georgia, from 1899 until the last mill of Thomaston Mills, Inc. was sold in 2001.
  • A History of John Foster and the Black Dyke Mills The history of the English trader and the Black Dyke worsted woollen mills he built in 1819 and which still is in operation today.
  • A History of the Assabet Mills The history of the water powered Assabet Mills in Maynard, Massachusetts, founded as a grist mill in 1820 and transformed in 1847 into a carpet yarn spinning and carpet weaving mill by Amory Maynard and William Knight, and developed in the largest woolen mill in the world until its closure in 1950.
  • A History of the Factory Island Mill District History of the Saco Manufacturing Company's cotton mills in Saco, Maine, a cluster of mills the first of which erected in 1826 as the largest cotton mill in the United States. Reorganized in 1832 as York Manufacturing and developed into one of the largest textile mill complexes in the country. The York Mills were closed in 1958 and are currently being renovated into offices, residences and an educational facility.
  • A Short Pictorial History of the Tucapau Mill Illustrated history of the Tucapau cotton textile mill in Startex, South Carolina, founded in 1895 and in continuous operation since then. Includes manufacturing data, newspaper articles and advertisements.
  • Annsborough Mill The history of the water and steam powered linen weaving mill and bleaching works in Annsborough, Ireland, founded in 1800 by James Murland and still in operation today.
  • Arkwright and His Cotton Mill in Matlock Bath The history of the Masson Cotton Mill on the west bank of the River Derwent in Matlock Bath, UK, which was Richard Arkwright's third water powered textile mill, erected in 1783 and currently serving as a museum and shopping center. Awarded World Heritage status by UNESCO in 2001. Site includes a biography of Richard Arkwright.
  • B.J. Bandy and Bartow Textiles: Creating an Industry The history of the Bartow Textiles Company, producers of turfted carpets and bed spreads in Cartersville, Georgia, and the family that created it, which was built in 1940 and developed into one of the largest tufting companies in the country until its closure in 1953. Author: Randall L. Patton.
  • Ballasalla Cotton Mill The short lived history of the water powered Ballasalla Cotton Mill on the Isle of Man, UK, founded in 1780 by Deeemster Thomas Moore and folded in 1794 as a result of import duties imposed by and Act of Parliament.
  • Banning Mill Historic cotton mill and mill village in Carollton, Georgia, built in 1834 and finally closed in 1970. Timeline and oral histories, mill workers family trees and genealogy, and historical maps and photographs.
  • Barrington Woolen Mill Web site of the water powered woollen textile mill in Barrington Nova Scotia, Canada, founded in 1882 and closed in 1962 after which it became part of the Nova Scotia museum system.
  • Bellevue Mill Village The history of the Belle-Vue Cotton Manufacturing Company and the mill village it founded in 1905 and sold to William L. Barrell Co in 1957. Placed on the National Register of Historic Placed in the 1980's.
  • Bemis Mill Village Historic cotton mill and mill town in Bemis, Tennessee, constructed in 1900 and listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. Detailed history and stories.
  • Bonham Cotton Mill The history of the Bonham cotton textile mill and mill village in Bonham, Texas, founded in 1900, changing ownership several times before closure as a result of cheaper imports in 1970.
  • Boothstown Cotton Mills The history of the seven cotton textile mills in and around Boothstown, United Kingdom, founded in 1760 when Thomas Smith carded raw cotton for hand spinners, until in 1984 the last mill folded. Includes notes on the Smith family, who owned most of the mills.
  • Camperdown Mills USA. History of the Camperdown cotton spinning mills and mill village in Greenville, South Carolina, established in 1873 and ceased operations in 1956 as a result of cheap imports of cotton and synthetic cloth.
  • Canton Cotton Mill The history of the Canton Cotton Mills and mill villages in Canton, Georgia, from 1899 when Robert Tyre Jones facilitated the construction of the first mill, until 1981 when Canton Textile Mills closed its doors due to the growing dominance of polyester fabric.
  • Catherine Street Mill The history of the Catherine Street flax mill in Whitehaven, UK, built in 1809 and closed with the decline of the linen industry in 1853. Excerpt from the article 'Who Built the Catherine Street Mill?' by Margaret Robinson.
  • Centenary Mill The history of Centenary Mill, built by the John Horrocks Company in 1891 to mark 100 years of successful cotton manufacture in Preston, United Kingdom, and remaining in continuous operation until the 1980's when the mills were closed due to the general decline of the cotton textile industry.
  • Chadderton Mills Short history of the cotton textile industry in Chadderton, United Kingdom, where the first water powered cotton mill was built in 1776 and developed into one of the most important textile centers in Lancashire with over 60 mills in 1950, until the closure of the last yarn spinning mill in 200. Includes a list of all textile processing factories known to have existed in Chadderton.
  • Charlestown Cotton Mills and Dyeworks The history of the water and steam powered cotton textile mills and dyeworks in the Charlestown and Eastwood areas in Northern England, from the latter half of the 1700's to the 1980's.
  • Charlotte Cotton Mills The history of the steam powered Charlotte Cotton Mills in Charlotte, North Carolina, built in 1880 as the first cotton mill in the city by Robert Marcus Oates and three of his nephews, and closed in 1910.
  • Charlottesville Woolen Mills History of Charlottesville and its cotton textile industry from the 1830's to the first World War. Includes articles about the 1918 strike and the mill workers, historic maps and a blog.
  • Cheney Silk Mills History of the water and steam powered silk mills and mill village in Manchester, Connecticut, founded by the Cheney brothers in 1838 and closed in the 1930's with the decline of the silk industry in the US.
  • Chicken Hill The history of the Asheville Cotton Mill and the Chicken Hill mill village in Asheville, North Carolina, constructed in the 1880's by the C. E. Graham Manufacturing Company, purchased by the Cone Mills in 1894 which operated it until its final closure in 1953.
  • Coldharbour Mill Historic worsted yarn spinning mill which is still in operation, built by Thomas Fox in 1799 in the village of Uffculme, Devon, UK, and active in education, guided tours and workshops. Calendar of events. Links to related sites.
  • Coldharbour Woollen Mill History of the water powered Coldharbour Woollen Mill near the village of Uffculme, UK, founded in 1797 by the Fox family to produce serge and flannel fabrics, and in continuous operation until 1978.
  • Conway Mill The history of the linen industry in Ireland and the Conway Mill in Belfast, founded in 1842 by James Kennedy and folded in 1976 due to cotton becoming the more important fiber for garments and home textiles. Bought by Conway Community Enterprises in the 1980's and in the process of being restored as a working museum.
  • Cranston Print Works Company The history of the Cranston Print Works, founded in 1824 by Rhode Island governor William Sprague. Includes a short history of Samuel Slater and the American Industrial Revolution.
  • Danville Mill History of life in a Southern mill town as derived from the finding of an archeological dig in Danville, Virginia.
  • Danville Mill Web site describing the archeological process of uncovering the history of the Danville, Virginia cotton textile mill and the Danville mill village. Includes a history of the textile industry in the South of the US, links to maps, original photographs and findings, and oral histories.
  • Derwent Valley Mills Series of silk and cotton textile mills constructed since 1721 in the Derwent Valley area in England, and which from 1770's onwards followed Richard Arkwright's waterpowered factory system model. History and descriptions of mills. Biographies. Glossary of terms. List of publications and bibliography. Inscribed as a World Heritage Site in 2001.
  • E. Van Winkle Gin & Machine Works The history of the E. Van Winkle Gin and Machine Works (the Murray Company) complex, constructed in 1889 and developed into one of the largest industrial complexes in the US South dedicated to the manufacture of cotton ginning and processing machinery.
  • Edenderry Works The history of the Edenderry Works and the Thomas Ferguson linen company in Banbridge, Ireland, founded in 1854 and in continuous operation since then.
  • Empire Cotton Mills Short history of the Empire Cotton Mills and the Frenchtown mill village in Welland, Ontario, Canada, founded in 1913 and developed into one of the most modernly equipped cotton plants in North America.
  • Enterprise Mill The history of the Enterprise Mills in Augusta, Georgia, originally founded as a flour mill by James L. Coleman in 1848 and converted into an cotton weaving mill in 1877 by Jones S. Davis. Closed in 1983.
  • Enterprise Mill The history of the Enterprise cotton mill in Augusta, Georgia, originally constructed as a flour mill in 1875 and converted into a textile manufacturing plant in the late 1880's by James P. Verdery. Closed in 1983, the mill was renovated and converted into an office, retail, and residential center in 1997.
  • Erwin Cotton Mills The history of the Erwin Cotton Mills and mill village in Durham, North Carolina, founded in 1892 by George Watts and Ben Duke and closed in 1986.
  • Erwin Cotton Mills The history of the Erwin Mills and mill village in Durham, North Carolina, founded in 1892 by the Rigsbee family and in continuous operation until its closure in 1986 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places since then.
  • Frankenmuth Woolen Mill History of the Frankenmuth Woolen Mill in Frankenmuth, Michigan, founded by Frank Ranke in 1889 as a processor of locally harvested wool and still in operation today.
  • Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills The history of the Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills in Atlanta, Georgia, started in a former slave market house in 1872 and in continuous operation until its closure in 1987.
  • Glendale Cotton Mill Short article about the history, development and time of prosperity, and eventual decline and closure of the Glendale Cotton Mill at Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA. From the pages of Glendale, South Carolina.
  • Greenwood Cotton Mill History of one of the oldest and most successful cotton mills in the United States in Greenwood, South Carolina, which was founded in 1889 by William Lowndes Durst and acquired by the Self family in 1935, under which ownership it still operates today as Greenwood Mills, Inc.
  • Haw River Mills Short history of the Haw River cotton textile mill in Haw River, North Carolina, built as the Granite Mills in 1844, changing owners and names, and currently part of the Cone Mills Corp.
  • Historic Franklinsville The history of Franklinsville, North Carolina, as one of the first Southern mill villages, which' cotton textile mills were built in 1838 and remained in continuous operation until their closure in 1977. Includes information about the daily life and housing of mill workers, and descriptions of community institutions.
  • History at Royal Mills The history of the water powered Royal Mills in West Warwick, Rhode Island, founded in 1890 as a vertically integrated cotton textile mill, and in continuous operation until its closure in the late 1940's.
  • History by a Graveyard: The Fulton Bag & Cotton Mills Records The history of the Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills and mill village in Atlanta, Georgia focused around the search for the company's business records, founded by Jason Elsas in 1881 and closed in 1978. Author: Robert C. McMath, Jr.
  • History of Armley Mills The history of the water powered Armley Woollen Mills in Leeds, Great Britain, probably founded in the mid 16th century as a fulling mill and developed into the largest woollen mill in the world near the end of the 18th century. Closed as a commercial textile mill in 1969, it has been restored and reopened in 1982 as the Leeds Industrial Museum.
  • History of Linen in Belfast Short history of the linen textile industry in Belfast, Northern Ireland, which became economically important in the 17th Century when the Earl of Stafford (Wentworth) gave preferential treatment to the industry by promoting the adoption of new manufacturing methods and the introduction of improved seed from the continent. Includes descriptions of a number of Belfast's linen textile mills. From the web site of Copeland Linens, Ltd.
  • History of Mount Vernon Mills The history of the Mount Vernon cotton textile mills in Baltimore, Maryland, originally constructed as flour and grist mills in 1810 and converted to cotton duck fabric manufacturing in the 1830's, and in continuous operation at the present.
  • History of New York Mills Extensive history of the cotton mills, mill villages and textile industry of New York, founded in 1808 with the formation of Walcott and Company until the last mill closed its doors in the 1950's
  • History of the Barbour Flax Spinning Company Short history of the Passaic Flax Thread Works, currently known as the Spruce Street Mill in Passaic County, New Jersey, US, built in 1864 and still in operation at the present.
  • Kearney Cotton Mill Short history of the cotton textile mill in Kearney, Nebraska, constructed by the Cumnock brothers in 1892 and went bankrupt in 1901.
  • Langthwaite Cotton Mill Part of the article 'Langthwaite Cotton Mill' by D.J.W.Mawson in The Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society for 1976, presenting the history of the Langthwaite cotton mill in Carlisle, UK, from 1790 to its closure in 1888. From the Industrial History of Cumbria.
  • Lenoir Cotton Mill History of the Lemoir Cotton Mill in Lenoir City, Tennessee, founded around 1820 by Major William B. Lenoir, nearly burned down in 1863, by troops under the command of General W. P. Saunders, and continued operations until the late 1890's. Its ruins were placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.
  • Lithgow Woollen Mills History of the water and steam powered woollen mills in Lithgow, Australia, founded in 1857 by Andrew Brown to produce tweed, and in continuous operation until the company folded in 1972.
  • Lonaconing Silk Mill Project of Allegany High School students Anne Failing, Erin Degyansky, Chris Jewell and Amber Sallerson, researching the history of the Lonaconing silk textile mill in Cumberland, Maryland, which was in operation from 1907 until 1957.
  • Manchaug Mills History of the water powered Manchaug Mills in Sutton, Massachusetts, founded in 1826 and closed in the 1920's. Renovated and transformed into a small business center in 1990.
  • Marshall's Mill The history of the six-storey high, water powered linen textile mill in the Hol Beck area near Leeds, built in 1791 by John Marshall, redeveloped and currently housing commercial companies.
  • McKinney Cotton Mill The History of the McKinney Cotton Mill in McKinney, Texas, constructed in 1910 and developed into the largest denim manufacturer in the world until its closure in 1969. Extensive newspaper article on PDF file.
  • Mooresville Mill Village History of the Mooresville Cotton Mills and mill villages in Mooresville, North Carolina, from 1893 until the Great Depression of the 1930's forced the mills into receivership.
  • New England Textile Mill Villages in the Early 19th Century Research paper about the development and eventual closure of the textile mills and mill villages of New England in the 19th century.
  • Pearl Cotton Mill The history of the Pearl Cotton Mill in Durham, North Carolina, founded by Brodie Duke in 1892 and shut down in the 1950's.
  • Preston Cotton Mills History of the textile mills in Preston, UK, which began with factory based cloth finishing in 1777, and came to a halt with the closure of the Courtaulds rayon mill in 1981.
  • Proximity Cotton Mill The history of Proximity Cotton Mill in Greensboro, North Carolina, constructed as part of the Cone Mills in 1895 and in continuous operation until it became part of the International Textiles Group in 2003.
  • Quarry Bank Mill The history of the water powered Quarry Bank cotton textile mill and mill village in Wilmslow, Great Britain, founded in 1784 by Samuel Greg to become one of the largest textile mills of the country by 1830. In 1847 commercial operations came to an end. Owned and fully restored as a working textile museum by the National Trust.
  • Regent Cotton Mill The history of the Regent Cotton Mill in Oldham, United Kingdom, constructed in 1904, bankrupted in 1927 and continued as the Lancashire Cotton Corporation until it was sold to Courtaulds in the early 1950's, and ceased existence as a textile mill in 1966.
  • Revolution Mill History of the Revolution Cotton Mill in Greensboro, North Carolina, founded by Moses and Ceasar Cone in 1898 as part of the Cone Mills to become the largest exclusive cotton flannel producer in the world by the 1930's, and closed down in 1982.
  • River Mill History of one of the oldest water-powered cotton textile mills in Wake Forest, North Carolina, which operated from 1855 to its final closure in 1959. Restored and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
  • Rocky Mount Mills Web site about the historic cotton mill village houses, built in the late 19th Century and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, currently in the process of being restored for sale. Includes a collection of photographs of historic dwellings.
  • Roswell Mill History of the Roswell Mill and mill village in Giorgia, constructed in 1836 and destroyed by the Union Army during the Atlanta Campaign. Partially rebuilt after the war, and in continuous operation until its closure in 1975.
  • Salem Cotton Mill The history of the Salem Cotton Mill in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, which was founded in 1836 by the Moravian congregation and closed down in 1925. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places, the mill complex was converted to a hotel and restaurants in 1984.
  • Salem Woolen Mills The history of the Willamette Woolen Mill (founded in 1847 and destroyed by fire in 1875) and Thomas Kay Woolen Mill (founded in 1889 and sold to the Mission Mill Museum Association in 1965) in Salem, Oregon.
  • Siluria Cotton Mill USA. The history of the Siluria Cotton Mill Company and mill village in Shelby County, Alabama, founded in 1869 and ceased operations in 1979. Includes a history of the families which have owned the mill.
  • Sion Mills The history of the water powered Sion flax and linen mills and mill village in Tyrone, UK, founded in 1835 by the Herdman family and closed in 2004 as a result of increasing competition with Chinese made linen.
  • Stanley Mill History of the Stanley Mills in Stanley, North Carolina, built in 1891 and in continuous operation as a textile mill under various different owners until its final closure in the 1980s.
  • Stanley Woolen Mill The history of the originally water powered Stanley Woollen Mill in Uxbridge near the Blackstone River in Massachusetts, founded in 1833 and folded in 1989. Currently in the process of being restored for recreation and business purposes.
  • Startex Mills Web site of the Startex Tucapau Historical Society about the Startex mill village and cotton textile mill in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, constructed in 1895. Includes a detailed record of the construction period, oral histories, a reading list and photographs.
  • Syleham Mill The history of the water powered Syleham Mill in Norfolk, UK, built originally as a corn mill in 1779 and converted into a textile mill in the 1840's. In 1914 cloth production was terminated and the mill was transformed into a garment manufacturing factory which remained in operation under various owners until 1989.
  • Textiles & Cotton Mills in Manchester & Lancashire History of cotton textile mills in the Greater Manchester area in the United Kingdom constructed during the Industrial Revolution, including links to inventors and industrialists.
  • The Beginnings of the Textile Industry in Rowan County Short article about the development of the cotton textile industry in North Carolina's Rowan County, starting with the Salisbury Cotton Mills in the 1880's and growing into one of the largest mill areas of the state.
  • The Cotton Mills of Bombay The history of the development of the cotton textile industry and the growth of the number of textile mills in Bombay, India, from the construction of the first cotton mill in 1854 to 70 mills in the wake of the American Civil War in 1895.
  • The Cotton Mills of Fall River Collection of historical photographs of Fall River's cotton textile mills, mill workers and industrialsts. From the Keeley Library.
  • The Cotton Mills of Fall River Web site presenting vignettes on the owners, workers, technology and history of the steam powered Fall River Cotton Mills in Fall River, Massachusetts, from the late 1880's when it became the largest center for cotton cloth in the US, until 1931 when the mills went bankrupt following the Great Depression. Links to related sites.
  • The Durham Cotton Manufacturing Company The history of the Durham Cotton Manufacturing Company in Durham, North Carolina, founded by Julian Carr in 1884 and closed in 1937. Includes photographs.
  • The Falls of the Clyde, New Lanark Mills Description of the 18th century water powered cotton spinning mill built by David Dale and Richard Arkwright, and the village that developed around it.
  • The History of Neilston Village and its Mill Web site of former employees containing the oral history of the Crofthead Cotton Mill and mill village in Neilston, UK, founded in 1792 by James Orr & Company and closed down in 1992.
  • The Slater Mill Web site of the first water powered cotton textile mill in North America in Pawtucket Village, built by Samuel Slater in 1793 and in operation as a yarn spinning mill until 1829. Fully restored in 1966 and designated a National Historic Landmark by the National Park Service.
  • The Stanley Woolen Mill A photographic history of the Stanley Woollen Mill in Uxbridge, Massachusetts, originally founded as the Luke Taft Mill in 1833, bought by the Wheelock family in 1905 to produce woollen garments and cloth, and closed in 1989 following a bankruptcy.
  • Toiles de Mayenne The history of Toiles de Mayenne, originally built by Cistercian monks in 1208 and transformed into a cotton textile mill by Jean-Pierre Horem in 1806, and still in commercial operation today.
  • Verdant Jute Works The history of the steam powered Verdant Jute Works in Dundee, Scotland, founded in 1833 on behalf of David Lindsay, bought in 1893 by Alexander Thompson and Sons and in continuous operation until early 1960.
  • Warrnambool Woolen Mill History of the woolen textile mill in Warrnambool, Australia, founded in a converted meat processing factory in 1875 and in continuous operation under various owners as a textile mill until 2000.
  • Whitchurch Silk Mill Web site about the Whitchurch textile mill and mill village in Whitchurch, UK, originally built in 1800 as a fulling mill and transformed into a silk weaving mill by William Maddick in 1816. Purchased by the Hampshire Buildings Preservation Trust in 1985 it currently serves as a textile education and preservation center and working museum, producing silk and silk rich fabrics for theatrical costumes, interior designers and historic houses.
  • Whitin Mill History Don Gosselin's comprehensive history of the Whitin cotton textile mill, mill village and textile machinery works in Northbridge, Massachusetts, founded in 1809 and managed since then by the Whitin family until the company folded in 1967.
  • Whittier Cotton Mills The history of the Whittier Cotton Mills and mill village in Chattahoochee, Georgia, founded in 1895 by Paul Butler, son of Civil War general Benjamin Butler, and ceased operations in 1971 as a result of cheap textile imports.
  • Whittier Mill Village Historic site of the Whittier cotton textile plant and its surrounding village in Atlanta, Georgia, constructed in 1895 and closed in 1971.
  • Wilde Yarn Mill The history of the Wilde Yarn Mill in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded by the brothers John and Thomas Wilde in 1882 to produce carpet yarns, and in continuous operation since then.

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