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North Star Woolen Mill, 109 Portland Avenue South, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN

North Star Woolen Mill, 109 Portland Avenue South, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN

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Summary

Significance: The mill is historically significant for its association with the development of the West Side Milling District in Minneapolis. Established in 1864, the mill remained in operation until its closure in 1949. It was the first water powered mill in the West Side Milling District and reflects the industrial development that occurred along the Mississippi River during the 19th century. Although Minneapolis never became a major textile center, the mill became a national leader in the production of fine woolen balnkets...
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N511
Survey number: HAER MN-93
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 71000438

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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Location

Minneapolis (Minn.)44.97987, -93.25860
Google Map of 44.9798745, -93.25859779999999
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Source

Library of Congress
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Copyright info

No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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