Atwater Manufacturing Company

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Atwater Manufacturing Company
Atwater Manufacturing Company is located in Connecticut
Atwater Manufacturing Company
Location 335 Atwater St., Southington, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°34′43″N 72°53′54″W / 41.57861°N 72.89833°W / 41.57861; -72.89833Coordinates: 41°34′43″N 72°53′54″W / 41.57861°N 72.89833°W / 41.57861; -72.89833
Area 6.5 acres (2.6 ha)
Built c.1912
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Industrial vernacular; Other
Governing body Private
MPS Historic Industrial Complexes of Southington TR
NRHP Reference # 88002678 [1]
Added to NRHP December 8, 1988

The Atwater Manufacturing Company is a historic industrial property at 335 Atwater Street in Southington, Connecticut. Also known as Rex Forge Division, J.J. Ryan Company, the ten extant buildings of the complex date as far back as 1912.[1] The site is significant as the location of the Atwater Company, a major local employer and manufacturer of carriage hardware and later automobile parts. The location is also the site of the town's first grist mill, established in 1767.[2]

The property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

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