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Manchester in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Hilliard Mills

 
 
Hilliard Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 13, 2016
1. Hilliard Mills Marker
Inscription.
Hilliard Mills
One of the early woolen mills in the country was established here by Aaron Buckland in 1794. In 1832 he sold it to Samuel Pitkin who made Elisha Hilliard a partner in 1832, later in 1871 Hilliard became sole owner. Blankets were made here for soldiers of the War of 1812 and the Civil War.
 
Location. 41° 47.083′ N, 72° 33.132′ W. Marker is in Manchester, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Hilliard Street and Adams Street, on the right when traveling west on Hilliard Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 642 Hilliard Street, Manchester CT 06042, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Revolutionary War Soldiers of Orford Parish (approx. 1.6 miles away); Manchester (approx. 1.7 miles away); Manchester Spanish American War Monument (approx. 1.7 miles away); Manchester Soldiers Monument (approx. 1.7 miles away); Former Site of Oddfellows Building (approx. 1.7 miles away); Manchester Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Manchester World War II Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); Manchester Iraq Afghanistan Veterans Monument (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Manchester.
 
Also see . . .
Hilliard Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 13, 2016
2. Hilliard Mills Marker

1. The Hilliard Mills. (Submitted on October 15, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. The Hilliard Mills on Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 15, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
The Hilliard Mills Building image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 13, 2016
3. The Hilliard Mills Building
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 201 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on October 15, 2016.
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