Industry type: Textile mill
Active dates: c. 1818-1831
Summary: Joseph Sykes & Co. began operations at Rockford in the summer of 1818, placing an advertisement for their woolen products in the American Watchman newspaper on July 1 of that year. They vacated the Rockford site sometime before 1831.
Citations: Boatman, Roy. The Brandywine Cotton Industry, 1795-1865. Hagley Research Report, 1957.