Circa 1767Original 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.
|Placed By||Town of Oak Ridge|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, August 14th, 2015 at 9:03pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 591911 N 4002211|
|Decimal Degrees||36.16030000, -79.97815000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 9.618', W 79° 58.689'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 9' 37.08" N, 79° 58' 41.34" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1378-1382 NC-68, Oak Ridge NC 27310, US|
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