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City Mills - GHM 106-24 - Muscogee Co., GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 32° 28.781 W 084° 59.505
16S E 688712 N 3595383
Quick Description: City Mills state historic marker located at First Ave at 18th St, Columbus, GA.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 1/2/2010 9:31:27 PM
Waymark Code: WM80DT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
Views: 5

Long Description:

City Mills


Site of the oldest manufacturing operation on the Chattahoochee River at Columbus, April 3, 1828, the State of Georgia through Governor George R. Gilmer, issued a grant to Seaborn Jones for Lot No. 1 (51/2 acres) in the reserve at the Coweta Fall. Seaborn Jones built a grist mill in 1828, known as Jones Mill and began the manufacture of water-ground corn meal. Milling operations of similar type have continued on this site ever since.

The original dam across the river at this point was of wooden construction. In 1906-1907 the present stone dam was built by City Mills Co. The mill has operated under the name of City Mills for more than a century.

GHM 106-24 Georgia Historical Commission 1956

Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 106-24

Date: 1956

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Commission

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