Peconic River mills and industries.

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    Authors & editors

    Yeager, Edna Howell [Author]

    Publisher Suffolk County Historical Society
    Year of publication 1965

    English (main text)

    Medium Book

    Wind & watermills > Rest of the World (not Europe) > USA


    Scope & contentA 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.

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    Accession no. 229855

    • Shelf location: C152