|Location||Fall River, Massachusetts|
|Architectural style||No Style Listed|
|MPS||Fall River MRA|
|NRHP Reference #||
|Added to NRHP||February 16, 1983|
Seaconnett Mills is an historic cotton textile mill site located at 21 Father DeValles Boulevard in Fall River, Massachusetts.
Mill No. 1 was built in 1884, while Mill No. 2 was built in the 1890s. Henry C. Lincoln was the first president of the company, which had a peak capacity of 72,000 spindles.
In October 1889, the very first operational trial of the Draper Northrop automatic loom was made at the Seaconnet Mills. Further trials and improvements to the Northrop loom were made over the next year or so. In the following decades, the Northrop automatic loom would revolutionize the weaving industry, allowing a single operator to manage multiple looms at the same time.
In 1930 the Seaconnet Mills were taken over by the Howard-Arthur Company.
The mill site has been recently restored into an office park and is now the site of Bristol Probate and Family Court located at 21 Father DeValles Boulevard.
- National Register of Historic Places listings in Fall River, Massachusetts
- List of mills in Fall River, Massachusetts
- Northrop Loom
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15.
- Transactions of the National Association of Cotton Manufacturers, Issue 59, 1895
- Phillips History of Fall River
- Photo of Court
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