In 1900, the Bemis Company built this giant factory, which was surrounded by a planned company town. The factory is now closed, and the town is in the Jackson city limits.
1900-The Bemis Cotton Mill in Bemis, Tennessee, the industrial town named for Judson Moss Bemis was constructed. Development of the plant and town was planned by his son, Albert Farewell Bemis. Rolls of cloth were sent to Bemis Bag factories all over the United States. (bemis.com)