January 29, 2023

Harvey

Briggs & Little This is the oldest woolen mill in Canada, having operated from this very location for over 150 years. It has been rebuilt four times because of fire, yet still it stands as a testament to quality and tradition. At Briggs & Little you get to see the entire process from start to finish. Before your eyes, raw wool, much of it from local farmers, is transformed into brightly coloured yarn. Photo by Steve Rogers.
History, Landmarks

Briggs & Little

Briggs & Little has been the name of the woolen mill located in York Mills since 1916. Previous to that it was called Little’s Woolen Mills, and previous to that…

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