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Cannelton in Perry County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Indiana Cotton Mill

 
 
Indiana Cotton Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, February 2, 2015
1. Indiana Cotton Mill Marker
Inscription.  Built of native sandstone, 1847~1849. It began operating in 1850 and employed 400 people on 372 looms. Indiana's largest industry in its early years, it was in continuous operation until 1954.
 
Erected 1966 by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission. (Marker Number 62.1966.1.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
 
Location. 37° 54.665′ N, 86° 44.685′ W. Marker is in Cannelton, Indiana, in Perry County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and South 3rd Street, on the left when traveling north on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cannelton IN 47520, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fabric of Cannelton (within shouting distance of this marker); Cannelton Courthouse (approx. ¼ mile away); Gilbert Mortier Marquis de Layfayette (approx. ¼ mile away); Perry County Rocks (approx. ¼ mile away); Hawesville Railroad Station (approx. 0.7 miles away in Kentucky); Hawesville
Indiana Cotton Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, September 16, 2017
2. Indiana Cotton Mill Marker
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(approx. 0.7 miles away in Kentucky); County Named - 1829 (approx. ¾ mile away in Kentucky); Captain William Davison / Steamboat Disaster (approx. 1.1 miles away in Kentucky). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cannelton.
 
Indiana Cotton Mill (<i>south elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, September 16, 2017
3. Indiana Cotton Mill (south elevation)
(marker on right)
Indiana Cotton Mill (<i>southwest elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, September 16, 2017
4. Indiana Cotton Mill (southwest elevation)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 11, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.   2, 3, 4. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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Dec. 8, 2022