Beckley Mill
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin
N 37° 46.452 W 081° 09.578
17S E 485942 N 4180774
A list of owners of the Beckley Mill.
Waymark Code: WM134NX
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 09/15/2020
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Beckley Mill

Alfred Beckley built a mill along Piney Creek (1838~1840) to spur economic growth on his wilderness landholdings. Union Commander and future U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes visited site in 1862. It was destroyed in the 1878 flood and rebuilt by owner Asa Spangler. Taz Worley owned mill prior to closure in early 1900s. The site was added to the National Register in 2017.
Marker Number: None seen on sign

Marker Title: Beckley Mill

Marker Location: Jersey Ave

County or Independent City: Beckley, WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Archives & History, 2018

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