Wood's Grist Mill - Hobart, IN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!
N 41° 28.586 W 087° 13.295
16T E 481499 N 4591671
Quick Description: Wood's Grist Mill stands as a reminder of the great industrial strength of Northwest Indiana. Today corn meal is ground using the large mill stones from May through October.
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 11/14/2011 6:28:51 AM
Waymark Code: WMD3JP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
Views: 6

Long Description:
The gate is a simple lever that is easy to operate.

The mill was constructed in 1838 by John Wood. The original wood frame structure was later rebuilt of brick in 1876 by Nathan Wood, John's son, as a custom flouring mill. That's the building you see today.
Name of Waterway.: Deep River

Roughly when was the Waterway created?: 1837

Is this waterway working?: Working

What is the condition of the sluice gate?: Reasonable

What is/was the water used for?: Other

Visit Instructions:
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