Globe Yarn Mills

Globe Yarn Mills are two historic textile mills located at 460 Globe Street in Fall River, Massachusetts.

The company was incorporated in 1881 for the manufacture of cotton yarns. Mill No. 1 was constructed nearby at Globe Mills Avenue in 1881. William J. Jennings was the first president. The company would later be acquired by the New Bedford Cotton Yarn Company, then American Cotton Fabric Company, and later the Connecticut Company in 1920.

Mill No. 2 was built in 1885 from red brick, and Mill No. 3 soon followed. The site was added to the National Historic Register in 1983.

For many years the mills were the site of Globe Mill Discount Center and also a flea market.

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