Author:Darke, Eleanor


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"A Mill Should Be Build Thereon": An Early History of the Todmorden Mills ( Toronto related/ Ontario Local History )

By: Darke, Eleanor

Price: $16.63

Publisher: Toronto: Natural History / Natural Heritage, 1995, 1st Edition, 1st Printing, 1995

Edition: First Edition

----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, 116 pages, b&w photos, ---"It is difficult for Todmorden Mills Museum visitors to imagine that this site so close to the busy Don Valley Parkway was once home to an important mill. As early as 1793 Governor Simcoe recognized the industrial potential of this portion of the Don River. By 1795 Skinner's sawmill was under construction, initiating an era of technological development that spread beyond the valley of the Don into... View more info