Lightfoot Mill

Lightfoot Mill (HMYMI)

Location: Chester Springs, PA 19425 Chester County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 4.952', W 75° 38.579'

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Mill at Anselma

Built c.1747 by Samuel Lightfoot, this mill provided feed and grain to the local community and exemplifies a turning point in American industrial technology. A rare surviving example of a colonial-era custom water-powered grist mill, its horizontal counter-shaft power system remains intact. The mill remained active until the 1930s. It is maintained by a preservation trust and is a National Historic Landmark.
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HM NumberHMYMI
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
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Year Placed2007
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 7:10pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 445181 N 4437115
Decimal Degrees40.08253333, -75.64298333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 4.952', W 75° 38.579'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 4' 57.12" N, 75° 38' 34.74" W
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Area Code(s)610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1730-1738 Conestoga Rd, Chester Springs PA 19425, US
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