New Smyrna Sugar Mill Ruins - New Smyrna Beach, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lazyCachers
N 29° 00.527 W 080° 56.427
17R E 505799 N 3208960
Quick Description: Also know as the Cruger and dePeyster Plantation, this sugar mill is located just south of CR 44 on Mission Drive in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 4/3/2009 7:36:49 PM
Waymark Code: WM64YG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 12

Long Description:
The Sugar Mill Ruins, once a highly functional sugar mill, were built during the uprisings of the Native Americans in the early 19th century. This 17 acre historic site contains the ruins of a the highly functional sugar mill, as well as other buildings, which were destroyed during the war between the Seminole Indians and the United States. The Sugar Mill Ruins evoke a time long ago when the Seminole Indians fought the settlers, ending the area's molasses and sugar industries.

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Street address:
1050 Old Mission Road
New Smyrna Beach, FL USA
32168


County / Borough / Parish: Volusia

Year listed: 1970

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event

Periods of significance: 1825-1849

Historic function: Industry/Processing/Extraction

Current function: Landscape

Privately owned?: no

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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