Berne in Albany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Mill Built at an Early
Date by Malachi Whipple
William H. Ball
And Lyman Dwight
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
Location. 42° 37.567′ N, 74° 8.03′ W. Marker is in Berne, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Berne-Altamont Road (New York State Route 156), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2975 Route 156, Berne NY 12023, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ax Factory (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Weidman Home (about 500 feet away); Reformed Dutch Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cheese Factory (approx. 0.3 miles away); Anti-Rent (approx. 0.4 miles away); Schools (approx. half a mile away); Dedicated (approx. half a mile away); Pioneer (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berne.
Regarding Mill Site. Carding is the process of combing fibers to untangle, straighten and lay them parallel before spinning
Fulling is the beating and cleaning of cloth in water. The process shrank the loose fibres of the cloth, making it a denser fabric.
Also see . . .
1. Malachi Whipple Homestead. (Submitted on July 14, 2012, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
2. Whipple, Malachi. (Submitted on July 14, 2012, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2012, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 423 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 14, 2012, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.