May 13, 2015
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.