First Textile Mills


May 23. 2013 4:12PM






Routes 123 & 124
New Ipswich, NH

Marker Number: 10
Name and date established: New Ipswich 1962

Description: Established in New Hampshire at New Ipswich in early 1800's for the carding, spinning and weaving of cotton and wool. This manufacture of fabrics spread throughout the state and contributed prominently to its economic and social growth and the development of the textile industry nationally.

Location: Located on the south side of Route 123 and 124, about 500 feet west of the junction of the two roads.

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