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Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Swain County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Mingus Mill

An 1886 Turbine Mill

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 19, 2011
1. Mingus Mill Marker
Inscription. For over fifty years the mill you are approaching ground corn into meal and wheat into flour for the mountain community near Mingus Creek. In place of wooden water wheel, a small steel turbine provided power to run the mill's stones and machinery. Rehabilitated by the National Park Service in 1968, the mill operates during the summer as an historical exhibit.
 
Location. 35° 31.21′ N, 83° 18.579′ W. Marker is in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina, in Swain County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 441 1.2 miles north of Blue Ridge Parkway, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cherokee NC 28719, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. half a mile away); Mountain Farm Museum (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Meathouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); Apple House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Corn Cribs (approx. 0.6 miles away); Blacksmith Shop (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sorghum Mill and Furnace (approx. 0.6 miles away); Place of the Poplar Boundary Tree (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
 
Also see . . .  Mountain Farm Museum and Mingus Mill.
Mingus Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 19, 2011
2. Mingus Mill Marker
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Submitted on June 28, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Mingus Mill image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 19, 2011
3. Mingus Mill
Mingus Mill image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 19, 2011
4. Mingus Mill
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 19, 2011
5. Mingus Mill
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 406 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on October 22, 2016.
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