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Sugar River Grist Mill & Saw Mill, 159 Main Street, Claremont, Sullivan County, NH

Sugar River Grist Mill & Saw Mill, 159 Main Street, Claremont, Sullivan County, NH

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Summary

Significance: Benjamin Tyler, one of the first settlers of Claremont, established grist and saw mills on this site as early as 1775. A group of Claremont businessmen bought the property in 1854 and constructed the existing two story, Greek Revival grist mill. The following year (1856), the saw mill, a two story clapboard structure was added. The grist mill was equipped with 8 run of stone, 4 flouring bolts, and 8 or more Tyler turbine water wheels...
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-4
Survey number: HAER NH-3
Building/structure dates: 1856 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1918 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1940

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Tyler, Benjamin
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Location

Claremont (N.H.)43.40295, -72.39949
Google Map of 43.4029519, -72.39948559999999
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