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Location DB > United States > Massachusetts > Canton > Plymouth Rubber Factory
 Name
Plymouth Rubber Factory
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 Database Info
created by Kurt on 12/19/2020 8:59 PM
last modified by Kurt on 8/31/2021 5:02 AM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description
Large campus of many buildings - one is over 200 years old whereas the rest were 1900s.

Usage of the site began with Paul Revere in 1801 when he started a mill on the site. His company left in 1902 and Plymouth Rubber took over the site in 1909 and left in 2007.

Campus has been demolished and is now a mixed-use site. The original Paul Revere mill building was preserved.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Difficult
Recommendation: forget it - it's demolished
 Physical Information
Address
Revere St
Canton, Massachusetts
United States
Owner:
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  •  Hazards
  • asbestos
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  • flooding
  • air quality
  • Camera
  •  Interesting Features

     Security Measures
  • fences
  • barbed wire
  • part-time guard
  • locked gates
  • welded doors
  • wooden boarding
  • cameras
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1801
    Closed: 2007
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • gloves
  • long pants / sleeves
  •  Recommended Equipment

     History
    Industrial use of the site dates back to 1801 when Paul Revere (yes, the patriot-riding Paul Revere) had his copper rolling and iron mill. Revere Copper Company left the site in 1902 and in 1909 Plymouth Rubber Company purchased the 40-acre site. In 2007 the site was closed.
     Media Coverage
    2019 "Whatever Happened" - https://canton.wic...h-rubber-in-canton
    ( archived @ http://archive.today/X2b7R )
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    2012
    Sat, Sep 1st, 2012
    posted by Kurt
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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 9/1/2021 4:38 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Sep 1 21 at 16:38, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Aug 31 21 at 5:02, Kurt changed the following: Media Coverage
  • on Aug 31 21 at 4:56, Kurt updated gallery 2012
  • on Aug 31 21 at 4:55, Kurt swapped pictures 14 and 15
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