Submitted by PHGS member, Pam Davis

 

LIME LAKE

          At the 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. FOLLETT & COLEGROVE, about 1835, were kept busy day and night.  People came from distant places, camped out and awaited their turn to get work done.

*The above information was obtained from the History of Cattaraugus County, New York by L. H. EVERTS, 1879.



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