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Powered by wind, water, or steam, mills produced flour, gold, and manufactured products.  Some have survived, and a few are still in operation.  We've listed those we could and a few places with further information.  If you know of a place that would work here, let us know.  
 

Mills   Alabama - California

 
  Mill Pages: AL-CA, CO-DE, FL-IL, IN-LA, MA-MD, ME-NC  NM-OH, PA-SC, TN-VA, VT-ZZ  
 

 

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Alabama
Beatrice
Rikard's Mill Historical Park
Highway 265
Beatrice AL
Phone 
334 573-7443
Web Site  www.frontiernet.net/~mchm/page3.html
Description  operating grist mill, still grinds corn into meal and grits, blacksmith shop on site
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Industrial
Building Type  Mill
Era  1845
Owner/Operator:  Monroe County Heritage Museums

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arkansas
Rogers
War Eagle Mill
11045 War Eagle Road
Rogers AR 73756
Phone
479 789-5343
Web Site http://wareaglemill.com/
Description operating water powered grist mill rebuilt on prior foundations in 1973
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus Agricultural
Building Type Mill
Industry /Profession Farming
New or Updated: 05/14/2003
California
Blairsden
Plumas-Eureka State Park
1030 E Lavaca
Blairsden CA
Phone
530 836-2380
Web Site  http://parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=507
Description  5500 acre park with hiking and skiing, focus on museum in former miner's bunkhouse, Mohawk Stamp mill, demonstrative blacksmith, mine office, and stable
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Building Type  Mill
Field of Study Science Facility  Gold Rush

California
Eureka
Blue Ox Mill Works & Historic
1 X Street
Eureka CA  95501
Phone 
707 444-3437
Web Site  http://www.blueoxmill.com/
Toll Free  800 248-4259
E-mail info@blueoxmill.com
Description  wood, iron, ceramic work in functioning shops while 1800's era village is being moved.
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Village
Building Type  Mill
Era  19th

California
Los Gatos
Forbes Mill Museum
75 Church Street
Los Gatos CA 95030
Phone
408 395-7375
Web Site
http://www.town.los-gatos.ca.us/services/6n1.html
Alt Web http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/santaclara/for.htm
Description remaining building is actually stone storage annex to 1850's mill, now used as local museum
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Mill
New or Updated: 05/03/2003

California
San Marino
El Molino Viejo Museum
1120 Old Mill Road
San Marino CA  91108
Phone
626 449-5458
Web Site  http://www.cityofsanmarino.org/city/pts_of_int/oldmill.html
Description adobe and brick grist mill, originally built to support Mission San Gabriel
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Building Type Mill
Era  1816

California
Santa Barbara
Santa Ines Mills
Address
Santa Barbara CA
Phone
Web Site http://www.sbthp.org/mills.htm
Description New England style grist mill constructed for mission by captured Yankee craftsman
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Mill
Era 1820
New or Updated: 06/03/2003

California
Sierra City
Sierra County Historical Society
100 Kentucky Mine Highway 49 E
PO Box 260
Sierra City CA  96125
Phone 
530 862-1310
Web Site  http://www.sierracounty.org/schs_home.html
Description  operates Kentucky Mine Park and Museum and fully-restored gold stamp mill
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Mill
Industry Profession Mining

  CA

  Weaverville

  J J Jackson Museum and Historical Park

  708 Main Street

  PO Bpx 333

  Weaverville  CA   96093    

  Phone  530 623-5211

  Web Site http://www.trinitymuseum.org/

  E-mail  mailto:%20%20jake@trinitymuseum.org

  Description  local history with several buildings and research center, blacksmith,

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type  Mill

  Industry /Profession Mining

  Collection A-F  Arms

  Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock

  Research  Library

  Owner/Operator:  Trinity County Historical Society

  New or Updated:   3/8/2007

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