TITLE

WORKHORSES of the Industrial Revolution: Hudson River Waterfalls

AUTHOR(S)
Dunn, Russell
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Apr2010, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the historical significance of the Hudson River in New York, which played an important role during the Industrial Revolution. Several industries that were established along the Hudson River Valley are cited, which were provided with hydropower by the river's waterfalls. A brief history of Glens Falls that was named after John Glen Jr., who established a mill by the falls, is offered. The article also offers information on Rockwell Falls, which was named after sawmill operator, Jeremy Rockwell.
ACCESSION #
49167041

 

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