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Coventry in Tolland County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

E.A. Tracy Wool Extract and Shoddy Mill

Circa 1880 - 1929

 
 
E.A. Tracy Wool Extract and Shoddy Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 16, 2019
1. E.A. Tracy Wool Extract and Shoddy Mill Marker
Inscription.  
A mill complex, consisting of 15 buildings, existed at this site which reprocessed used fabrics for the production of inexpensive woolen cloth.

The stone ruins and two nearby brick buildings are all that remains of this complex.
 
Erected 1995 by Coventry Village Improvement Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 41° 46.092′ N, 72° 18.167′ W. Marker is in Coventry, Connecticut, in Tolland County. Marker is at the intersection of Main St (Connecticut Route 31) and Monument Hill Rd, on the left when traveling east on Main St. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1267 Main St, Coventry CT 06238, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Tracy Shoddy Mill (here, next to this marker); The Bidwell House (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas H. Wood’s Silk Mill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Washburn Mill & The Visitor’s Center (about 400 feet away); South Coventry Village
E.A. Tracy Wool Extract and Shoddy Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 16, 2019
2. E.A. Tracy Wool Extract and Shoddy Mill Marker
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(about 400 feet away); Warfield Pond (about 500 feet away); The First Congregational Church (about 700 feet away); John Boynton’s Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coventry.
 
National Register of Historic Places Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 16, 2019
3. National Register of Historic Places Plaque
This building is part of the South Coventry Historic District
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 9, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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