Bambo Harris Grist Mill

Bambo Harris Grist Mill (HMJ5S)

Location: Middletown, OH 45042 Butler County
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N 39° 30.068', W 84° 27.634'

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In c1795 Bambo Harris a freed black slave built and operated the first Water Driven gristmill in the area on Elk Creek. For fifty years his Millstones ground wheat and corn. A member of the Prairie Baptist Church, he was highly respected in the community. Bambo Harris lies at Rest in the Miltonville Cemetery.

Millstones donated by Charles Wesco & Family
HM NumberHMJ5S
Placed ByMadison Township Board of Trustees
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 2:32am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 718348 N 4375469
Decimal Degrees39.50113333, -84.46056667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 30.068', W 84° 27.634'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 30' 4.08" N, 84° 27' 38.04" W
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Area Code(s)513, 937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4400 Elk Creek Rd, Middletown OH 45042, US
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