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Great Mills in St. Mary's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cecil's Mill Historic District

 
 
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By Jason Rearick, February 24, 2007
1. Cecil's Mill Historic District Marker
Inscription.  The original water-powered textile mill. "Clifton factory," built in 1812,was rebuilt as a flour mill in 1900 by John Thomas Cecil. Historic district also includes Cecil's Country Store and post office built in 1906.
 
Erected by St. Mary's Historical Society and Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 14.431′ N, 76° 30.19′ W. Marker is in Great Mills, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. Marker is on Indian Bridge Road (Maryland Route 471) 0.2 miles north of U.S. 5, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located on the Mill side of the road, and to your left as you are crossing the cross walk. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20853 Indian Bridge Road, Great Mills MD 20634, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cecil's Mill (here, next to this marker); Clifton Factory (a few steps from this marker); Cecil's Saw Mill (a few steps from this marker); Rat Hall (a few steps from this marker); Cecil's General Store (within shouting
Cecil's Mill Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Rearick, February 20, 2009
2. Cecil's Mill Historic District Marker
Cecil's Mill 2009
distance of this marker); United States Colored Troops (approx. 3.3 miles away); The African American Monument In Elmer Brown Freedom Park (approx. 3.3 miles away); Welcome to the African American Monument of St. Mary's County (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Great Mills.
 
More about this marker. From Rt. 235: to Chancellor's Run Road. Right on
Rt. 246 (Great Mills Road). Right on Rt. 5. Right on Indian Bridge Road. Mill is 0.2 miles in on right. Parking in Country Store on left side of road.
 
Also see . . .  Cecil's Mill Historic District - Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 10, 2009.)
 
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Cecil's Mill Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Rearick, February 20, 2009
3. Cecil's Mill Historic District Marker
Cecil's Country Store and Post Office image. Click for full size.
By Jason Rearick, February 20, 2009
4. Cecil's Country Store and Post Office
located at the same site.
 

More. Search the internet for Cecil's Mill Historic District.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 12, 2020. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2009, by Jason Rearick of Lexington Park, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,425 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 6, 2009, by Jason Rearick of Lexington Park, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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