Deberry and Barringer Millstones, Ellerbe, NC, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker
N 35° 05.758 W 079° 46.453
17S E 611726 N 3884373
Quick Description: The nice stone are now memorials to millers of long ago in the Montgomery County area. Located now on NC 73 outside Ellerbe, NC in Richmond County, they servue as reminder of a time gone by.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 1/31/2016 6:05:42 AM
Waymark Code: WMQBQC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
The stones are placed in local sandstone wall with engraved surfaces with names two millers from Montgomery County. Henry Deberry, 1758-1818, owned a mill along Clark’s Creek. L G Barringer was a miller in the Montgomery County area. This area of Richmond and Montgomery Counties are endowed with multiple streams and creeks with suffucient flow to power water mills.
Type of mill: Water Mill

What did this millstone make?: corn meal

Status of Stone: Public Display

Website containing relating information: Not listed

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NCDaywalker visited Deberry and Barringer Millstones, Ellerbe, NC, USA 2/1/2016 NCDaywalker visited it