Bernon Worsted Mill - Woonsocket, Rhode Island
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 41° 59.523 W 071° 30.853
19T E 291745 N 4651951
Quick Description: Historic mill in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.
Location: Rhode Island, United States
Date Posted: 10/17/2008 6:11:59 PM
Waymark Code: WM4ZDP
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member SearchN
Views: 14

Long Description:
The Bernon Worsted Mill was built in 1919. The mill was known for its high quality made-to-order worsted yarn used in fine-weave French worsted processes which took place in other mills around the city. After the mill closed it sat vacant for many years. Beginning in 2005 it was converted to condominiums.

The mill was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.
Year built?: 1919

Is the mill or gin still in operation?: No

What is or was processed here?: Wool into Worsted yarn

Are tours available?: None offered, view from the outside only.

How is or was it powered?: Unknown

Related link to this waymark.: [Web Link]

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