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Piscataquog River Mill Sites

324 N Stark Hwy, Weare, NH 03281-4632, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 43° 6' 34.0524", -71° 45' 0.6876"
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Twenty-two mills in Weare, located along the Piscataquog River, were the economic life-blood of the town from 1752-1979. The mills furnished employment, goods and services locally and afar. They manufactured toys, textiles, wood and metal products, hosiery and shoes. Many of the mills were destroyed by the hurricane and flood of 1938. The Amos Chase Mill, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, is the only mill building to survive into the 21st century.

Last updated: 9/21/2011 11:05
Piscataquog River Mill Sites Historical Marker Location Map, Weare, New Hampshire