Churchill Mill


Description
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Image
Item Type:
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Description:
The Churchill Mill was situated at the mouth of the Thunder Bay River and was originally built in the Winter of 1871 by F. N. Barlow. In 1877, W.L. and H.D. Churchill purchased the property. The mill was rebuilt twice after that. The mill employed about 55 men. The Churchill men were from Batavia, Illinois, and came to Alpena in 1872 after the big Chicago fire. W.L. Churchill was elected a member of the State Legislature in 1874, and was Mayor of Alpena in 1881 and 1882. He was also president of the Alpena Boom Company. H.D. Churchill conducted the business under his name from 1877 on.
Notes:
Above was derived from the "History of the Lake Huron Shore" (1883).
Date of Original:
c 1890
Dimensions:
Width: 5333 px
Height: 3645 px
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 5333px
Image Height: 3645px
Subject(s):
Collection:
Ann Taber Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Churchill Mill was along the Thunder Bay River:
    Michigan, United States
    fltLatitude: 45.0626500092301
    Latitude: 45.0626500092301 Longitude: -83.4279434814453
Donor:
Tim Taber
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation:
Ann Taber Collection, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
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211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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Churchill Mill


The Churchill Mill was situated at the mouth of the Thunder Bay River and was originally built in the Winter of 1871 by F. N. Barlow. In 1877, W.L. and H.D. Churchill purchased the property. The mill was rebuilt twice after that. The mill employed about 55 men. The Churchill men were from Batavia, Illinois, and came to Alpena in 1872 after the big Chicago fire. W.L. Churchill was elected a member of the State Legislature in 1874, and was Mayor of Alpena in 1881 and 1882. He was also president of the Alpena Boom Company. H.D. Churchill conducted the business under his name from 1877 on.