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Greenfield in Franklin County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Factory Hollow

 
 
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By Don Morfe, May 23, 2013
1. Factory Hollow Marker
Inscription. An original industrial area of Greenfield and site of mills from 1784. In four story granite factory buildings built in 1830 woolens were made for union army during Civil War. Operations ceased in 1872 and factory burned in 1933. The bell tower remains.
 
Erected by Greenfield Kiwanis Club.
 
Location. 42° 37′ N, 72° 33.35′ W. Marker is in Greenfield, Massachusetts, in Franklin County. Marker is on Mohawk Trail just west of Factory Hollow Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenfield MA 01301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain William Turner (approx. half a mile away); Nature's Puzzle (approx. half a mile away); Waterfowl Migration (approx. half a mile away); Songbirds (approx. half a mile away); Capt. William Turner (approx. 3 miles away); Leavitt-Hovey House 1797 (approx. 3 miles away); Town of Greenfield (approx. 3 miles away); The View from the French King Bridge (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenfield.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Factory Hollow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 23, 2013
2. Factory Hollow Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 355 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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