Horse Mill

Horse Mill (HM15B1)

Location: Poultney, St John 00830 Central
Country: Virgin Islands, U.S.

N 18° 21.776', W 64° 43.825'

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When the breeze died, mules, horses or oxen plodded an endless circle in the sun while slaves fed cane to the rollers. A box at the base caught and held the juice until the factory called for more.

In the early 1900's, after the sugar industry declined, a cattle farmer built the cookhouse on the far side of the platform.

HM NumberHM15B1
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 2:53pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)20Q E 317169 N 2031209
Decimal Degrees18.36293333, -64.73041667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 18° 21.776', W 64° 43.825'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds18° 21' 46.56" N, 64° 43' 49.50" W
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Area Code(s)802
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 168 Leinster Bay Trail, Poultney St John 00830, VI
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