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Dublin in Erath County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

William T. Miller Grist Mill

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2007
1. William T. Miller Grist Mill Marker











Inscription.  Stonemasons Joe E. Bishop, "Rocky" Davis, and "Old Frank" Hamilton built this 2-story native stone mill for William T. Miller (1846-1936) in 1882. Steam power was used to grind grain here until a crude oil engine was installed (1918). The grist mill was converted to feed production after W. M. Wright and his son-in-law, Ted C. Robbins, purchased it in 1926. In 1974 Robbins and his wife gave the structure to the Dublin Historical Society as a museum for W. M. Wright Historical Park.

Adjacent DAR marker reads:
William T. Miller Grist Mill
Built in 1882
Presented for continuous service and preservation of history by the Henry Downs Chapter, Texas State Society
Daughters of the American Revolution
1981.

 
Erected 1975 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 5847.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & CommerceNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 32° 5.089′ N, 98° 
William T. Miller Grist Mill image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2007
2. William T. Miller Grist Mill
20.643′ W. Marker is in Dublin, Texas, in Erath County. Marker is on South Park Street 0 miles north of West Elm Street, on the left when traveling north. Mill is in Wright Historical Park, on the west side of Park Street between Elm Street and Blackjack Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 S Park Street, Dublin TX 76446, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dublin National Bank (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dublin Dr Pepper Bottling Company (about 600 feet away); Dr Pepper Texas (about 700 feet away); Alexander Cemetery (approx. 7.8 miles away); Pecan Cemetery (approx. 8.3 miles away); Pecan Cemetery Tabernacle (approx. 8.7 miles away); In Memory of George Bernhard Erath (approx. 12.3 miles away); Erath Arches (approx. 12.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dublin.
 
William T. Miller Grist Mil image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2007
3. William T. Miller Grist Mil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 4, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,932 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 4, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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