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Glen Mills in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Colonial Gristmill

 

—Glen Mills, PA —

 
Colonial Gristmill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, March 14, 2014
1. Colonial Gristmill Marker
Inscription.
The stone gristmill at this site was built in 1704 by Nathaniel Newlin, a Quaker who emigrated from Ireland in 1683. The mill, restored to working order, is a fine example of a vital segment of Colonial economic life.
 
Erected 1959 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 53.464′ N, 75° 30.329′ W. Marker is in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of Baltimore Pike (U.S. 1) and Cheyney Road, on the right when traveling east on Baltimore Pike. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glen Mills PA 19342, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Newlin Mill Complex (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ivy Mills (approx. 1.2 miles away); Yellow House (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Historic Village of Thornton (approx. 1.8 miles away); Glen Mills (approx. 2.2 miles away); 1704 House (approx. 3 miles away); Jimmy Carter (approx. 3.1 miles away); Fanny M Jackson Coppin (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Glen Mills.
 
Also see . . .  Colonial Gristmill - Explore PA History. (Submitted on March 17, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
Colonial Gristmill Marker - Roadside image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, March 14, 2014
2. Colonial Gristmill Marker - Roadside

 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & Commerce
 
Colonial Gristmill image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, March 14, 2014
3. Colonial Gristmill
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 293 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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