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Sewall's Falls Hydroelectric Facility, East end of Second Street spanning Merrimack River, Concord, Merrimack County, NH

Sewall's Falls Hydroelectric Facility, East end of Second Street spanning Merrimack River, Concord, Merrimack County, NH

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The dam in Concord, New Hampshire, was one of the longest timber crib dams in the eastern U.S. On September 29, 1893, this became the second commercial supplier of three-phase electric current in the U.S. The dam remained intact until 1984, at which time the mid-section washed away.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N488
Survey number: HAER NH-20

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Date

1969 - 1980
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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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Location

East Concord (Concord, N.H.)43.20814, -71.53757
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