Old Stockbridge Grist Mill

Old Stockbridge Grist Mill (HMGAH)

Location: Scituate, MA 02066 Plymouth County
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N 42° 10.666', W 70° 44.965'

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In 1640 Isaac Stedman dammed up First Herring Brook and beside the pond thus formed, constructed the first water driven grist mill in the old colony. The mill owned and operated by the Stockbridge and Clapp families until 1922 was made famous in 1817 by Samuel Woodworth in his poem "The Old Oaken Bucket." In 1922 the Clapp family deeded it to the Scituate Historical Society and it was restored to its original working condition in 1970.
Year Placed1976
Placed ByScituate Historical Society
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 1:52am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 355519 N 4670994
Decimal Degrees42.17776667, -70.74941667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 10.666', W 70° 44.965'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 10' 39.96" N, 70° 44' 57.90" W
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Area Code(s)617, 781, 339
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-22 Country Way, Scituate MA 02066, US
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