Submitted by PHGS member, Pam Davis
outlet, of the lake of the same name, contains a hotel, a grist-mill, district
school-house, and half a dozen dwelling-houses.
Here was established the first store and mills in the town, also the only
woolen-works that ever existed in Machias.
These works of MESSR.
about 1835, were kept busy day and night. People
came from distant places, camped out and awaited their turn to get work done.
above information was obtained from the History of Cattaraugus County, New York
by L. H. EVERTS, 1879.
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