Hare's Mill

Hare's Mill (HMIRY)

Location: Kansas City, SC 29006 Saluda County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 2.381', W 81° 34.073'

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Hare's Mill, which stood here on Cloud's Creek, was a large grist mill owned by James Hare (1838-1929). Hare bought the mill from the Rinehart family in 1885 and moved it here. The two-story mill ground both corn and wheat, using water power to grind corn and steam power to grind wheat. It was also an important meeting place for this community over many years.

James and Elizabeth Black Hare had nine sons: John Allen, Samuel Jacob, Noah Ephram, Butler Black, Joseph William, Henry Benjamin, Jemmie Lee, George Tillman, and Sidney Bowles. They helped their father run Hare's Mill until it closed in 1928, when S.C. Electric and Gas Company bought land on Cloud's Creek before building Lake Murray. The mill was demolished soon afterwards.
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: Saluda County Historical Society series
Marker Number41-10
Year Placed2006
Placed BySaluda County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 10:05am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 447581 N 3766701
Decimal Degrees34.03968333, -81.56788333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 2.381', W 81° 34.073'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 2' 22.86" N, 81° 34' 4.38" W
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Area Code(s)803, 864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-431 State Rd S-41-25, Kansas City SC 29006, US
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