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Womack's Mill, Yanceyville, Caswell County, NC

Womack's Mill, Yanceyville, Caswell County, NC

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Summary

Significance: Womack's Mill, constructed in 1909, is the only flour mill still standing in Caswell County. The mill dam was constructed in 1826 and is intact. The mill was designed for one run of stones and four wheat roller mills. Most of the original corn and wheat processing machinery is still in place. Womack's Mill served a local corn and wheat economy until operations ceased about 1955.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-9
Survey number: HAER NC-14
Building/structure dates: 1826 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1909 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Mera, T A
Miles, Abner
Swepson, George W
Womack, Thomas J
Graves, W B
King, M
Womack, Thomas P
Hatchett, W H
Carter, William
Gwyn, Joseph P
Thomas, Edmund
Salem Machine Works
Huntley Manufacturing
Johnson, John P, historian
Lowe, Jet, photographer
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Location

caswell county36.40403, -79.33613
Google Map of 36.4040273, -79.3361314
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