Amos Black

Address
River Philip, Cumberland, NS, Canada
Business Category: Sawmilling
Additional Information: east branch of River Philip
Products: Lumber, shingles, laths.
Dates Founded: circa 1830
Remarks: This was the first sawmill on the east branch of the River Philip.
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