Coleman Mill makes National Register of Historic Places

CONCORD – Warren C. Coleman certainly made his mark on this town.

From a revitalized mill building to a note in history books, the former slave’s work to build the first African-American owned and operated mill in the country has not been forgotten, heralded on historic markers, street names and at memorial events—in Concord, at least.

But the old mill now has a place on the national stage.

In 2015, the Coleman Mill officially made the National Register of Historic Places, claiming attention the often-overlooked facility has in the past neglected to receive.

(Independent Tribune, 3/1/2016)

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