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Pleasant Grove in Utah County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Pioneer Flour Mill

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
1. Pioneer Flour Mill Marker
Inscription.  In 1872 Archibald Gardner built the first flour mill in Pleasant Grove which he sold, in 1876, to David Adamson who installed these grinding stones. They were run by waterwheel also a steam engine when water was low. Grain was ground into fine flour or course cattle feed by John Christian Nelson, miller, then sold and hauled to neighboring counties by ox teams. In 1902 Albert Cooper bought and improved the mill.
 
Erected 1967 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 341.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1872.
 
Location. 40° 21.777′ N, 111° 44.321′ W. Marker is in Pleasant Grove, Utah, in Utah County. Marker is on South 100 East, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 73 South 100 East, Pleasant Grove UT 84062, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pioneer Relic Hall (here, next to this marker); Jeppa and Anna Nelson Granary (within shouting distance
Pioneer Flour Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
2. Pioneer Flour Mill Marker
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of this marker); Pleasant Grove Town Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Winter Corral (about 300 feet away); Civil War Skirmish at Pleasant Grove (about 400 feet away); Utah’s First Indian Battle (about 700 feet away); Old Pleasant Grove Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Old Pleasant Grove Fort (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pleasant Grove.
 
Pioneer Flour Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
3. Pioneer Flour Mill Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 50 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 9, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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