Listing Number: 192
Sunday, October 22 3 - 5:30 pm
Title: Two Bells Beckon: Taftville Community and the Ponemah Mill
134 Providence St., (Parking: Woquonnec School, walk across street to Taftville Fire Dept.), Taftville (Norwich), CT
Description: Taftville is an important New England mill village, established during the Industrial Revolution and home to Ponemah Mills - once one of the largest cotton mills in the world. Visit the village and mill property, learn about plans for its preservation and reuse, and learn about the labor struggles that transformed this village to a French Canadian enclave. Note: entry into the Ponemah Mills buildings may not be possible due to interior development progress.
2.5 hours. 1 mile.
Sponsored by: Taftville Fire Company #2.