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Burlington in Alamance County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Glencoe Mill Village

Built 1880 - 82

 
 
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By Patrick G. Jordan, May 22, 2010
1. Glencoe Mill Village Marker
Inscription. A remarkably complete mill village exemplifying the post-Civil War development of the textile industry along the streams of piedmont North Carolina. Glencoe Mill built nearly 50 houses for its workers. Acquired by Preservation North Carolina in 1997 and privately restored by individual owners after 1999.
 
Location. 36° 8.588′ N, 79° 25.598′ W. Marker is in Burlington, North Carolina, in Alamance County. Marker is on Glencoe Street. Click for map. Glencoe Village is 3 miles north of Burlington, NC from NC Highway 62. Marker is in this post office area: Burlington NC 27215, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Glencoe - The School (within shouting distance of this marker); Glencoe - The Marshall Family House Site (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Glencoe - Two-Story Workers' Houses (approx. 0.2 miles away); Glencoe - Lodge Hall and Barber Shop (approx. mile away); Glencoe - Churches (approx. mile away); Glencoe - Company Office and Store (approx. 0.3 miles away); Glencoe Management Houses (approx. 0.3 miles away); Glencoe - Grist Mill and Dam Site (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Burlington.
 
Also see . . .
1. Glencoe Research Forum.
Glencoe Mill Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 22, 2010
2. Glencoe Mill Village Marker
This website provides information on historic Glencoe Mill and the restored mill village. (Submitted on May 30, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina.) 

2. Glencoe Textile Heritage Museum. (Submitted on May 30, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina.)
 
Additional keywords. Alamance, Burlington, Cotton Mills, textiles
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 826 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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