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Mill Founded 1875

May 13, 2015

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James Bennett, born in Franklin, PA June 14, 1827 came to Emlenton in 1858 to hire out as a tinner with the Widel and Crawford Foundry, at $1.25 a day. He stayed to become Emlenton’s most prosperous and respected citizen. Mr. Bennett built and set in operation the Emlenton Flowering Mill in 1875.

The Emlenton News Thursday 2/5/1959.

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