Valley Paper Mill Chimney and Site

Valley Paper Mill Chimney and Site is a historic chimney and archaeological site located at Alcove in Albany County, New York. It consists of the surviving 1844 Valley Paper Mill chimney and the site of the former straw pulp paper mill. The chimney is a rectangular brick tapered structure measuring 9.5 feet by 9.5 feet at its base and rising 110 feet. The mill was destroyed by fire in 1891 and the site leveled and filled. A significant portion of the site remains undisturbed from the time of the fire.[2]

Valley Paper Mill Chimney and Site
Valley Paper Mill Chimney and Site May 10.jpg
Valley Paper Mill Chimney, May 2010
Valley Paper Mill Chimney and Site is located in New York
Valley Paper Mill Chimney and Site
Valley Paper Mill Chimney and Site is located in the United States
Valley Paper Mill Chimney and Site
LocationNY 143 at Cty Rd. 111, Alcove, New York
Coordinates42°28′24″N 73°55′24″W / 42.47333°N 73.92333°W / 42.47333; -73.92333Coordinates: 42°28′24″N 73°55′24″W / 42.47333°N 73.92333°W / 42.47333; -73.92333
Arealess than one acre
Built1844
NRHP reference No.04000350[1]
Added to NRHPApril 21, 2004

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ John A. Bonafide (September 2003). "National Register of Historic Places Registration:Valley Paper Mill Chimney and Site". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-10-13. See also: "Accompanying two photos".