Peconic River mills and industries.
|Authors & editors|
|Publisher||Suffolk County Historical Society|
|Year of publication||1965|
English (main text)
Wind & watermills by Region > Rest of the World (not Europe) > USA
|Scope & content||A booklet by the Suffolk County Historical Society on the Perkins Mills (among others) and industries on the Peconic River, Riverhead in Suffolk County, New York, USA. |
Includes information on all known mills, including the earliest sawmill in 1659. Includes information on grist mills, and mill owners. Gives information from the author's own memories on the 'cranberry industry.' Fulling mills are also discussed, including descriptions of the buildings, the industry and mill workers and millwrights. Includes illustrations.
|Keywords||Timber, Textiles, Grinding, Cereals, Family history, People, Archaeology & history|
Accession no. 229855
- Shelf location: C152