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Charlton Mill

109 Howe St., Fall River, Massachusetts


Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer August 1968 AERIAL VIEW #1, LOOKING NORTH

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey


Street View 


Built in 1910, this building was the last granite mill constructed in Fall River. It signifies the refinement of mill building design in its extreme width and large window area. The Charlton Mill, built in 1910, was the last granite mill to be erected in Fall River. The mill plan, by William T. Henry, engineer, measures 154 ft. by 3274 ft. It presents a marked contrast to earlier mills by its extreme width and increased window areas. Early plans included a second spinning mill to be located to the west of the present buildings. -- Historic American Buildings Survey

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 16, 1983
Reference number
Areas of significance
Industry; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic function
Manufacturing facility
Current function
Manufacturing facility
Period of significance
Significant year
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 2

Update Log 

  • January 11, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett
  • June 2, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER