The Grist Mill - 255
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Mooroid
N 38° 12.873 W 112° 54.735
12S E 332592 N 4231348
Quick Description: Minersville was settled in 1859 for the purpose of opening lead mines.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 10/3/2011 6:46:43 AM
Waymark Code: WMCQEY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 7

Long Description:
Minersville was settled in 1859 for the purpose of opening lead mines. Nelson S. Hollingshead built a grist mill on this site in 1871. It was operated by water diverted from the Minersville canal, through an eighteen inch water wheel. Corn and wheat were ground to supply the needs of the community. Salt brought from Parowan Lake also was ground. Abraham and Stephen Hollingshead, Charlie Burke and a Mr. Musser worked in the mill. It was abandoned in 1895.
Marker Name: The Grist Mill

Marker Number: 255

Marker Text:
Minersville was settled in 1859 for the purpose of opening lead mines. Nelson S. Hollingshead built a grist mill on this site in 1871. It was operated by water diverted from the Minersville canal, through an eighteen inch water wheel. Corn and wheat were ground to supply the needs of the community. Salt brought from Parowan Lake also was ground. Abraham and Stephen Hollingshead, Charlie Burke and a Mr. Musser worked in the mill. It was abandoned in 1895.


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