Shugart Cotton Gin - Varnell, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SearchN
N 34° 53.709 W 084° 55.146
16S E 690142 N 3863391
Quick Description: Cotton Gin located within Prater's Mill Historic Site. ,
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 4/9/2021 9:58:53 AM
Waymark Code: WM143ZH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
The Shugart Cotton Gin originally stood in Cohutta, Georgia and was dismantled in 1979, moved to Prater's Mill Historic Site where it was then reassembled. The original Prater's Gin no longer exists but stood just north of here.


Gin as it stood in Cohutta before the equipment's relocation..

This gin is electrically powered and is open only for demonstrations during festivals. Please see the link for festival hours and events schedule. With the exception of events, there is no fee to visit the park and is open year round, daylight hours only. Other historic buildings can also be seen. The park offers hiking, picnic shelter and fishing in Coahulla Creek.


Park hours and rules.
Year built?: Unknown

Is the mill or gin still in operation?: No

What is or was processed here?: Cotton

Are tours available?: Only during festivals or special events.

How is or was it powered?: Electricity

Related link to this waymark.: [Web Link]

What is it used as today?: Historic Preservation

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