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Wooden covered bridgeSouth Windham's historic wooden covered bridge was replaced in 1910 to accommodate growing automobile traffic.
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Southwest view WillimanticThis is a circa 1837 drawing by John Warner Barber of the southwest view Willimantic. The Windham Manufacturing Company's cotton mills can be seen on the left. This wooden bridge over the Willimantic River was constantly being damaged by floods, and was eventually replaced by the largest stone arch bridge in Connecticut, built by Lyman Jordan in 1869
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Morrison Machine Company & Natchaug Silk CompanyThe Morrison Machine Company's factory is the wooden structure, and was located on Valley Street.
The Natchaug Silk Company's mills, built in 1888, stood on North Street. The Morrisons manufactured silk spinning machinery, and the Natchaug Company was famous for its high quality dress silk. The former company's mills were taken over by the Windham Silk Company in 1910. The latter company went into liquidation in 1895, due to a financial scandal. The Brand Company later used their mills in the 1950s.
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Harris Jewelry Factory - North WindhamPic of the Week - July 6, 2012 The Harris Jewelry factory was located between the Cape cod type house (621 N.Windham Rd.) and the 2 car garage just a bit down the Rd. owned by Ken Phillips. The stairs to the factory are still visible. Directly behind it was another large brick factory owned by Lester Hartson where wooden spools for American thread were manufactured. Ken Phillips had the building removed sometime around 1987. Back in the 185os a man named Lincoln had a general store and post office in the general location.


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Recreation ParkThis was the eastern entrance to Recreation Park. The American Thread Company’s wooden Mill Number 3 can be seen on the right.
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ATCO's Mill Number ThreeATCO's Mill Number 3 on lower Main Street was a wooden structure. As a matter of interest, in 1917, the Alert Hose Company tested its brand new motorized pumper at Mill Number 3 in front of a large crowd. It was a resounding success. Pic of the Week - April 19, 2012
   
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