The Oviatt Manufacturing Company, Part I

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  • This photograph from the 1870s shows one of the Oviatt mills near the old Cahoon Creek bridge.

  • Nelson Oviatt built this bridge to connect his house on Cahoon Road to his mills on the east side of Cahoon Creek. His path became West Oviatt Road.

  • This 1886 map shows Dudley L. Oviatt's land spanning Cahoon Creek.

  • 1852 map shows Nelson Oviatt lands.  If you can make this better use this map.

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