The Sawkill Creek - Exploiting The Sawkill’s Resources

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Exploiting The Sawkill’s Resources

By the end of the 18th century, water-powered mills, like the one seen here at Philipsburg Manor in Tarrytown, dotted the banks of the Sawkill.

The type of industrialization Louise Livingston and Robert Donaldson feared during the mid-19th century was more massive and far dirtier and noisier.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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VIDEO: Colonial-style grist mill at Philipsburg Manor, Sleepy Hollow, New York.

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