Penman Textile Mill National Historic Site of Canada

Paris, Ontario
Exterior photo showing massing of 4 storey manufacturing building (© Parks Canada/Parcs Canada 1991)
¾ shot of mill building
(© Parks Canada/Parcs Canada 1991)
Address : 140 West River Street, Paris, Ontario

Recognition Statute: Historic Sites and Monuments Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. H-4)
Designation Date: 1989-06-22
  • 1874 to 1874 (Construction)

Other Name(s):
  • Penman Textile Mill  (Designation Name)
Research Report Number: 1986-SUC, 1989-SUB

Description of Historic Place

Knitting mill complex, the first and most important plant of the Penman Manufacturing Company, long the largest Canadian knitting firm, 1874