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Bunker Hill Mill, County Route 26, Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, WV

Bunker Hill Mill, County Route 26, Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, WV

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description

Summary

Significance: One of the first and only surviving Mill Creek (Berkeley County, West Virginia) grist mill. The mill is equipped with tandem steel overshot water wheels. The arrangement and variety of operable milling machinery reveals the operation of a typical, small, water-powered commercial grist mill in the early twentieth century.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-17
Survey number: HAER WV-29
Building/structure dates: ca. 1735 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1887 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Anderson, Thomas
Morris, Scott, transmitter
DeBoer, Ruth, transmitter
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Location

Bunker Hill39.33196, -78.06335
Google Map of 39.3319639, -78.0633539
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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