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Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV

Thomas Shepherd's Grist Mill, High Street Vicinity, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, WV

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Summary

Significance: An example of an early 18th century grist mill which continued to meet local and regional needs into the 20th century. Modifications of its machinery kept pace with innovations in milling technology until economic factors led to its decline.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-8
Survey number: HAER WV-5
Building/structure dates: ca. 1739 Initial Construction

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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Shepherdstown (W. Va.)39.43010, -77.80416
Google Map of 39.4300996, -77.8041609
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