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0000017a-15d9-d736-a57f-17ff8c900000 When you’re just driving by, they all look pretty much the same.“The green and white markers everyone sees around our highways; to mark important events, important people, important things about New Hampshire.”When you look a little closer, you find each of the state’s 236 historical markers tells a unique story. In this series, Michael Brindley tells some of those stories.

Marking History: First Textile Mills In New Ipswich

The roots of the Industrial Revolution in New Hampshire can be traced back to the small town of New Ipswich.

That’s where the first textile mills opened in the Granite State in the early 1800s.

As part of our continuing series, Marking History, NHPR’s Michael Brindley travels to New Ipswich to tour Warwick Mills, the site of the oldest operating textile mill in New Hampshire.  

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