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Boston Manufacturing Company, 144-190 Moody Street, Waltham, Middlesex County, MA

Boston Manufacturing Company, 144-190 Moody Street, Waltham, Middlesex County, MA



Significance: The Boston Manufacturing Company was the first major industrial corporation in the United States. Founded in 1813 by Francis Cabot Lowell, Patrick T. Jackson, and others, the Boston Manufacturing Company integrated and mechanized production from raw material to finished product under a single management and within a single factory. It is credited with initiating large-scale industrialization in the United States.
Survey number: HAER MA-54
Building/structure dates: 1813- 1814 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1816 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1843 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1852 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1873- 1880 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1891 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1901-1902 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1911 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1980 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 77001412



Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Moody , Paul
Lodge , Francis Cabot
Jackson , Patrick Tracy
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Appleton, Nathan
Gorham, Benjamin
Cotting, Uriah
Dutton, Warren
Thorndike, Israel
Lloyd, James
Jackson, Donald C, transmitter
Dunwell, Steve, photographer
Adams, George R, historian
Jenkins, Candace, historian
Folsom, Mike, historian


Waltham Highlands42.37300, -71.23494
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