Chenango Valley Mills is gone

Chenango Valley Mills is gone

I just found out from an article in the 2/12/09 'Chenango American' newspaper, “The Importance of Being Preserved” by Peg Ross, the town of Greene historian, that this great old mill building is no longer in Greene. Heritage Barns in Texas dismantled it, will restore it in Texas and then it will be re-erect it in Corvallis, Montana for Steve Neal, the new owner.
Myself, I’m upset that it is gone. It’s good that it’s being preserved, but I’m sad that it’s not preserved in Greene. We also lost a great old church in McDonough that I think the same Texas company dismantled and shipped somewhere else.
This is a picture I took of the mill in March 2006 from Water Street. The Chenango Valley Mill was at the end of Mill Street on the Chenango River for over 180 years (since 1938).
To find out more about the mill see: http://www.nygreene.com/a_chenangovalleymills.htm

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Steven Neal says ... on Tuesday, Feb 24 at 9:38 PM

Cory, good idea as we build we will send pic to g clark

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Steve Neal lovinmontana@msn.com says ... on Tuesday, Feb 24 at 9:34 PM

We get the frame in June start building then, We definitey will keep you in the loop of the progress. We should be finished by Aug.of 2010 Parade of Homes. Is there anyway we could get a copy of the photos to frame 8x10 for new hm We love them.

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Cory@Norwich says ... on Tuesday, Feb 24 at 10:52 AM

Make this into a picture puzzle and sell to promote Greene, NY area or the new residence in Texas (before and after pics)...c

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geliza/GClark says ... on Monday, Feb 23 at 4:13 PM

OK, It's better than it falling into the river in ruin. Like my pictures? Could you submit a photo to YouNews of the bldg rebuilt in Montana? I'd love to see what it looks like or Email: gclark@binghamton.edu. Thanks. http://www.wbng.com/younews

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Steven Neal says ... on Sunday, Feb 22 at 11:45 PM

Hello, I am the new owner of the mill. I wanted to assure you that I found the mill already in Texas. I didn't want anyone to feel like I took something from them. I hoped to give the old building a second chance at a new life.

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GClark says ... on Monday, Feb 16 at 9:39 PM

since 1838 not 1938

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