Arlington Mills Historic District

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Arlington Mills Historic District
Arlington Mills, Broadway, Lawrence, MA.jpg
Arlington Mills Historic District is located in Massachusetts
Arlington Mills Historic District
Location Lawrence and Methuen, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°42′56″N 71°10′52″W / 42.71556°N 71.18111°W / 42.71556; -71.18111Coordinates: 42°42′56″N 71°10′52″W / 42.71556°N 71.18111°W / 42.71556; -71.18111
Built 1865
Architect Lockwood-Green Company
Architectural style No Style Listed
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 85000023[1]
Added to NRHP January 3, 1985

The Arlington Mills Historic District encompasses a major 19th century textile manufacturing complex in Lawrence and Methuen, Massachusetts. The Arlington Mills Company began operation (as the Arlington Woolen Mills) in 1865 at this location adjacent to the Spicket River, where there was an extant wooden mill building. This first building was destroyed by fire in 1866, and was replaced by another wooden structure in 1867. In 1880 this building was demolished and replaced by a new brick structure, which is one of the surviving buildings. The complex grew over the years, and was by 1925 one of the largest textile factories in the state. At the time of hits listing on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985, the mill complex was owned by Malden Mills.[2]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "MACRIS inventory record for Arlington Mills Historic District". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-01-03.