Crane and Company

Also known as: Old Stone Mill Rag Room
Off Main St., Dalton, Massachusetts

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Crane Paper Company

Photo HABS/HAER 1933, courtesy of Library of Congress

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Description 

This structure represents the oldest paper manufactory (c. 1844) in continuous operation at one site, and outstandingly documents the early development of the American paper industry through the 19th and into the 20th century. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, May 4, 1983

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 1, 1983
Reference number
83004376
Area of significance
Industry
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Building
Historic function
Manufacturing facility
Current function
Museum
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant years
1844; 1890

Update Log 

  • March 20, 2019: New photo from Richard Doody
  • March 20, 2019: New photo from Richard Doody

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