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Boston Manufacturing Company

Waltham, Massachusetts
County of Middlesex.
National Register Number: 77001412
Resource type: District.
Property type: Industry/Processing/Extract. - manufacturing.
Certified Local Government: NO

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 22, 1977):
This manufacturing complex represents the first truly modern factory in the U.S. Employing innovative power looms, it signaled the birth of American industrialization and ended U.S. dependency on British technology. It was the technological basis for a fundamental reorganization of the factory system.


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