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Near Paris in Bourbon County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Ruddells Mills

 
 
Ruddells Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 19, 2021
1. Ruddells Mills Marker
Inscription.  Near his home Isaac Ruddell built a gristmill in 1788 on the north side of Hinkson bridge, and a sawmill in 1795 to be operated by his son, Abram. A 720-spindle cotton mill erected 500 feet west by Thomas and Hugh Brent in 1828, burned 1836. Soon rebuilt by Abram Spears, it also spun wool until about 1855. Ruddell gave land for Stoner Mouth Church and cemetery.
 
Erected 1973 by Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1462.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1788.
 
Location. 38° 18.243′ N, 84° 14.294′ W. Marker is near Paris, Kentucky, in Bourbon County. Marker is at the intersection of Ruddells Mill Road (Kentucky Route 1940) and Old Ruddles Mill Road (Kentucky Route 1893), on the right when traveling south on Ruddells Mill Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2810 Rd Ruddells Mills Road, Paris KY 40361, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7
Ruddells Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 19, 2021
2. Ruddells Mills Marker
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miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colville Covered Bridge / Covered Bridges (approx. 2.4 miles away); Bourbon Whiskey / Jacob Spears (approx. 3.9 miles away); Ruddle's Station (approx. 4˝ miles away); Mae Street Kidd (approx. 4.9 miles away); Cynthiana Confederate Memorial (approx. 6.1 miles away); Harrison County Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.2 miles away); CSA at Paris, 1862 (approx. 6.3 miles away); Duncan Tavern (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paris.
 
The grave of Isaac Ruddell in the nearby cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 19, 2021
3. The grave of Isaac Ruddell in the nearby cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2021, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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