Thompson Mill

Thompson Mill (HM19G9)

Location: Edinburgh, IN 46124 Johnson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 21.314', W 85° 58.608'

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Built by James Thompson and Isaac Collier.

1850 - Thompson erected larger four-story brick mill. All flour used by Union Army during Civil War ground here.

After a fire in 1872, John A. Thompson, a son, built six-story brick mill. Flour shipped to all parts of U.S. Present dam built by Thompson of Indiana limestone, first stone dam in Midwest.

In WW I, Will Irwin of Columbus bought mill, generated electricity for Union Starch and Refining Co. Mill given to town and for a time electricity generated for town use. Mill was razed in 1957.
HM NumberHM19G9
Year Placed1976
Placed ByEdinburgh Bicentennial Committee
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 11:19am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 588156 N 4356697
Decimal Degrees39.35523333, -85.97680000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 21.314', W 85° 58.608'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 21' 18.84" N, 85° 58' 36.48" W
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Area Code(s)812, 317
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-30 Eisenhower Dr, Edinburgh IN 46124, US
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