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Louise Cotton Mill

Object Year: 
1913
Object Height: 
3 1/2 inches
Object Width: 
5 1/2 inches
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No
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The Louise Cotton Mill still stands at 1101 Hawthorne Lane in Charlotte. At the time of its completion in 1897, it was the largest mill in Charlotte. In 1901, a large additon was completed. Herbert Smith Chadwick (1856-1899) was the owner He also built 60 mill houses nearby in rows of five with twelve houses to a row. Chadwick came to an untimely end after being honorably discharged from the Army during the Spanish-American War. One year later, he committed suicide in 1899 while in Boston for business.

Published by the Observer Printing House, Inc., Charlotte, NC as part of "The New Charlotte Series."

Image Collection Category: 
Charlotte Postcard Collection
Image Collection Format: 
Postcard