Pierce Mill

Pierce Mill (HM1C9C)

Location: Washington, DC 20008
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 56.42', W 77° 3.11'

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The last of several grain mills operating on Rock Creek during an era when most American mills derived their power from small streams located near an Indian site. The land was conveyed to Isaac Pierce by the Revolution patriot William Deakins in 1794. Mill built about 1820 by Isaac and Abner Pierce. Inherited by a nephew Pierce Shoemaker in 1851, and operated until 1897. Purchased by the Federal Government in 1890 and restored by the National Park Service.
HM NumberHM1C9C
Placed ByNational Society Colonial Dames of America in the District of Columbia-National Park Service-U.S. Department of the Interior
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 1:09am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 322170 N 4312157
Decimal Degrees38.94033333, -77.05183333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 56.42', W 77° 3.11'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 56' 25.20" N, 77° 3' 6.60" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1160-1278 Western Ridge Trail, Washington DC 20008, US
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