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: $13.13

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150900

ISBN: 0920474896

Condition: Near Fine (see description)

----------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 what was then Muddy York. Today, Todmorden serves to remind us of Toronto's industrial heritage and the spirit of the time. ... View more info