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Notice of Public Hearing: National Register Nomination

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NATIONAL REGISTER NOMINATION

The Granite Mill, located at 114, 116, 122, 180, 218, 222, 224, and 226 East Main Street in Haw River, is being nominated to the National Register of Historic Places as a locally-significant textile industry and an important contributor to Haw River’s economy, as well as an architecturally significant collection of late nineteenth to mid-twentieth-century industrial design. The cotton spinning and weaving operation commenced in the mid-nineteenth century and continued until 1997. The complex includes a total of nineteen buildings and structures, fourteen of which are considered contributing.

The Alamance County Historic Properties Commission will hold a public hearing on this nomination on May 9, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, at 124 W. Elm St., Graham. At this meeting the Historic Properties Commission will consider public comments and make a recommendation to the North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office.

If you are unable to attend or have further questions about the nomination please contact the Alamance County Planning Department at 336-570-4053.

Granite Mill National Register Nomination