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The river that had drawn the Sissipahaw and other native tribes to the area soon attracted new immigrants and new technology in the form of grist mills. InJohn Newlina Quaker from Snow Camp, purchased one of these gristmills and an ading acres from the Thompson family.
Newlin and his sons, James and Jonathan, started construction of a cotton mill in and opened the Saxapahaw Cotton Factory in The mill used water from the Haw River to drive the machinery. The slaves who dug the millrace and their families were freed by John Newlinand in taken to new homes in Logan County, Ohio, a free state.
Holt and U. Senator for North Carolina, B. Everett Jordan. Waterpower became hydroelectric power in when Sellers Manufacturing built a new dam over the old dam and added a new power plant.
Refurbished inthe plant continues to produce clean, renewable electricity. In after nearly years of manufacturing, the Saxapahaw Mill closed after damage from a tornado. But now those old brick buildings are finding new uses.
Thanks to an inspired and dedicated group of people determined to preserve this jewel of history, nature, and community, Saxapahaw has experienced an extraordinary renaissance. New businesses, a school, an event centre, apartments and loft condominiums, occupy the beautifully restored mill buildings and renovated mill worker houses are homes for families employed locally as well as in the nearby Triangle and Triad.
Visit their site to learn more about dedicated protectors of the Haw River and Jordan Lake. Come and visit the Saxapahaw Museum to learn more about the history of the Saxapahaw Cotton Mill and the Jordan family history!Good looking guy Saxapahaw North Carolina
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