Lynchburg Hosiery Mill No. 1 (NRIS 100000677)
2734 Fort Ave.,
Virginia. County/parish: Lynchburg.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
February 21, 2017.
- Lynchburg Hosiery Mill No. 1
- The Lynchburg Hosiery Mill No. 1 is a historic industrial property at 2734 Fort Avenue in Lynchburg, Virginia. The 4-acre (1.6 ha) property includes two early 20th-century brick buildings whose construction history dates to 1900, although the oldest surviving portions now date to the 1920s. It was one of the first hosiery factories established in the American South, producing socks for the United States Army during World War I. The mill was closed in 1972 and partially destroyed by fire in 1980.The mill was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2017. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/100000677