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Indiana Cotton Mill

Location: Washington Street at 3rd, Cannelton. (Perry County, Indiana)

Erected by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, 1966

ID# : 62.1966.1

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Built of native sandstone, 1847-1849. It began operating in 1850 and employed 400 people on 372 looms. Indiana's largest industry in its early years, it was in continuous operation until 1954.

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Business, Industry, and Labor