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Burlington in Alamance County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Glencoe Mill

1880 - 82

 
 
Glencoe Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 23, 2010
1. Glencoe Mill Marker
Inscription. Incorporated in 1880 by James H. and William E. Holt, sons of textile pioneer E. M. Holt. The last water-powered textile mill developed by the Holts. Produced napped cotton cloth, flannels and woven plaids. Employed as many as 500 workers at its height. Closed in 1954. Acquired by Preservation North Carolina in 1997.
 
Location. 36° 8.229′ N, 79° 25.56′ W. Marker is in Burlington, North Carolina, in Alamance County. Marker is on Glencoe Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2311 Glencoe Street, Burlington NC 27215, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Children in the Mill Village (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Men in the Mill Village (about 600 feet away); African Americans in the Mill Village (about 600 feet away); Women in the Mill Village (about 600 feet away); Calling the Mill Village 'Home' (about 600 feet away); Working the Shift (about 600 feet away); After the Whistle Blows (about 700 feet away); A Legacy of Community (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
 
Also see . . .  Glencoe Research Forum. This website provides information on historic Glencoe
Glencoe Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 23, 2010
2. Glencoe Mill Marker
Mill and the restored mill village. (Submitted on May 23, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina.) 
 
Additional keywords. Graham Mebane Edwin Michael Holt
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 650 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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