Sawmill at the top of Notch Mountain

Sawmill at the top of Notch Mountain

In back of this sawmill on the side hill is the stone quarry where stone for the only stone house in Plymouth, and the historical reception center, was quarried.  It is believed that stone for the original Plymouth schoolhouse also came from here.

Bridge Crossing the Black River

Bridge Crossing the Black River

Water power was used to operate grist and woodworking mills.  The picture shows a bridge crossing the Black River and the remains of the Sanderson Mill dam.  Amherst Sumner had a butter tub factory north of the bridge on the east bank of the river.