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Danville, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mills Along The Dan

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
1. Mills Along The Dan Marker
Inscription.  
[Unfortunately, the marker is heavily unreadable.]
These houses were rented to mill workers for nominal amounts. Records show that in 1933, 100 houses with a total of 588 rooms were rented to 330 workers. This rent comes to 56 cents per week for each worker.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1933.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. 36° 35.523′ N, 79° 23.426′ W. Marker is in Danville, Virginia. Marker is on Riverwalk Trail, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 Riverside Dr, Danville VA 24540, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. The Wreck of Old 97 (approx. ¼ mile away); This Trough (approx. ¼ mile away); Centennial Celebration of the Danville Tobacco Association (approx. ¼ mile away); Wreck of the Old 97 (approx. ¼ mile away); First State Bank (approx. ¼ mile away); Danville's Streetcars
Mills Along The Dan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
2. Mills Along The Dan Marker
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Home of Dan River Fabrics (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Worsham Street Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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