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Architecture and Design in Mill Villages

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Unlike northern mill villages, where there were rowhouses or apartments, mill villages in North Carolina tended to have detached, single-family dwellings with lots for gardens or animals. There was no indoor plumbing, and wells were shared. Other village buildings included warehouses, the company store, an area for recreation, a church, and a school.