Spools & Widgets

The Story of Oscar Sampson and the Camperdown Mill

Born in Massachusetts in 1829, Oscar Sampson was a descendant of Mayflower passengers.  Sampson grew to become a very prominent businessman in Boston. He served as a director on multiple boards, including Boston’s Merchant Association and The Cotton and Woolen Manufacturer Mutual Insurance Company. While living in Boston in the 1860s, Sampson, along with George […]