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CREATE A COTTON TEXTILE MILL MUSEUM

I started with a dream back in the 1990's, while I watched, documented and took photos of the demolition of the old Merrimack Textile Mill. We still have the original mill village located in West Huntsville. I envision a trolley ride, following the cotton from the RailRoad Depot to Lowe Mill then on to J.C. Brown (A building that should be turned into a Museum and listed on the National Historical Registar).

I have written many stories about the families who worked in the mills and about Huntsville history in general.Huntsville is a wonderful city with a colorful past that should be remembered for generations to come. I have a plan, just need the help to make this dream come true.

Submitted by 10 months ago

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  1. Hi! I am Sharon and I work at Lowe Mill. I just emailed you and I would love to discuss this idea with you.

    Thanks!

    10 months ago
  2. I think this a wonderful idea! J.C.Brown should absolutely be preserved and the idea of bringing this all together to show another part of Huntsville's history is a great idea!

    10 months ago
    1. k.harvey3526 Idea Submitter

      This is a way to start. Spread the word and vote yes. The more votes we have gives us more power to get this project started. Thank you for your vote

      10 months ago
  3. I've only lived in this area for 7 years. I don't know anything about this part of our history, because there is not a museum or anything liek this! I LOVE the trolley "follow the cotton" idea. That is very creative.

    10 months ago
    1. k.harvey3526 Idea Submitter

      Cotton Textile Museum; Very exciting, from RR Depot to The New South Huntsville's Super Project. The Mill workers in West Huntsvile, often on Sunday's after church, met at The Braham Spring Park for a family dinner and for friendly conversations with their neighbors.

      10 months ago

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