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Kinkora in Prince County, Prince Edward Island — The Atlantic Provinces (North America)
 

Granite Mill Stone

 
 
Granite Mill Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 17, 2019
1. Granite Mill Stone Marker
Inscription.  This granite mill stone was mfg in France in the late 1800ís and imported to PEI in 1890ís. Mill stones were used in cereal grain grist mills to crush various cereal grains to yield flour for bread. This mill stone was purchased and used by Patrick Duffy and his nephew Peter Duffy from Newton/Emerald, PEI. The grist mill was located at 560 Kelly Rd, former home of Elmer and Evelyn Hagan, Newton, PEI.

The mill stone was donated to the Village of Kinkora by
Dr. Regis and Joan Duffy, Charlottetown, PEI.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 46° 19.357′ N, 63° 36.154′ W. Marker is in Kinkora, Prince Edward Island, in Prince County. Marker can be reached from Anderson Road (Prince Edward Island Route 225) just east of Somerset Street (Prince Edward Island Route 109), on the right when traveling east. Marker is located in Kinkora Heritage Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kinkora PE C0B 1N0, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. This Granite Rock (here, next to this marker); Kinkora
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Agriculture in Kinkora / Líagriculture ŗ Kinkora (within shouting distance of this marker); James Colledge Pope (approx. 10.1 kilometers away); The Efficiency of Mixed Farming (approx. 13 kilometers away); Potato Farming Between the Tree Stumps (approx. 13 kilometers away); A Woman's Work is Never Done (approx. 13 kilometers away); Original Meaning of Horsepower (approx. 13 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kinkora.
 
Granite Mill Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 17, 2019
2. Granite Mill Stone Marker
Granite Mill Stone (<i>edge view</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 17, 2019
3. Granite Mill Stone (edge view)
Kinkora Heritage Park and Confederation Trail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 17, 2019
4. Kinkora Heritage Park and Confederation Trail
(marker visible near center)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 23, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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