Suncook Village
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N 43° 07.897 W 071° 27.168
19T E 300499 N 4778351
Quick Description: Suncook Village - Pembroke
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 4/15/2006 3:40:27 PM
Waymark Code: WMAH5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
The text on this marker reads "The waters of Suncook River were harnessed in the 1730s, eventually powering saw and grist mills, forge shops, and paper mills. The first cotton factory, owned by Major Caleb Stark, was built here in 1811. By 1900, Pembroke Mill, Webster Mill, and China Mill employed more than 1,500 workers, mostly recruited from the Province of Quebec, to make 35 million yards of cotton cloth each year. Suncook's commercial center, built of native brick and granite, attained its present appearance by 1886. It is one of the best-preserved small manufacturing villages in New Hampshire."
Marker Name: Suncook Village

Official Marker Number: 187

Marker Type: Official NH State

Marker Location: Pembroke

Date Marker Established: 2003

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