John F. Torrey, Site of Early Mill and Factory  

(1821- 1893) Pioneer promoter of Texas industry. He operated a flour, grist and saw mill, a sash, door and blind factory (1850), a cotton factory (1863) and the first woolen factory in Texas.

With indomitable sprit he rebuilt the plant, after partial destruction by tornado and floods, until all was swept away.

 

Marker Location: at end of Mill St in Prince Solms Park. New Braunfels

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