Old Mill of Guilford

Old Mill of Guilford (HM1MVP)

Location: Oak Ridge, NC 27310 Guilford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 9.618', W 79° 58.689'

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Circa 1767

Original water-powered mill built on nearby Beaver Creek to grind grain for early settlers. Reportedly seized by British troops prior to Battle of Guilford Courthouse. Mill moved downstream to current location and first waterwheel added 1818. Current waterwheel added in 1950s. Among the oldest operating gristmills in the U.S.
This site is on the National Register of Historic Places
Placed ByTown of Oak Ridge
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Date Added Friday, August 14th, 2015 at 9:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 591911 N 4002211
Decimal Degrees36.16030000, -79.97815000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 9.618', W 79° 58.689'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 9' 37.08" N, 79° 58' 41.34" W
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Area Code(s)336
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1378-1382 NC-68, Oak Ridge NC 27310, US
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