Collier's Grist Mill - Ellicott City, MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 39° 16.039 W 076° 47.753
18S E 345072 N 4347978
Quick Description: One of many historical markers in downtown Ellicott City, Maryland.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 7/24/2021 1:08:36 PM
Waymark Code: WM14M1P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker
Views: 2

Long Description:
The plaque says, "A stone mill for processing grain through mid to late 1800's. A wooden bridge was used to cross the Tiber to get to Main St. In the 1890's, Herman Shriver formed a company with local investors to begin using the mill's water power and steam to provide the first electric power and lights to the town. It became the Patapsco Light & Power Co plant about 1904."
Year built?: 1860

Is the mill or gin still in operation?: No

What is or was processed here?: Grain

Are tours available?: Private property-No Trespassing!

How is or was it powered?: Unknown

What is it used as today?: Residential

Related link to this waymark.: Not listed

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