Mill History Trivia:


Company

Settled

Amount

Ashland Company

April, 1916

$195,000

Barden Reservoir Company

September, 1922

$110,290

Joslin Manufacturing Company

July, 1925

$1,293,750

North Scituate Cotton Mills

October, 1916

$330,000

Ponaganset Reservoir Company

September, 1922

$35,090

Providence and Danielson

October, 1920

$200,000

Scituate Light & Power

July, 1925

$431,250

Scituate Mill Statistics:

1809

2 cotton mills in town

1812

3 cotton mills in town

1815

4 cotton mills in town

1832

8 cotton mills with 18,000 spindles, 487 looms, 690 employees

1840

11 cotton mills, 19,000 spindles, 552 employees

1850

14 cotton mills, 775 employees

1860

5 base metal firms, 15 cotton mills, 868 employees