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Old Grist Mill

 
 
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Photographed By Craig Doda, July 1, 2022
1. Old Grist Mill Marker
Inscription.  
Original mill stones used in first grist mill in Wayne Township. Weight 3540 pounds. Cut from native stone which proved too soft replaced by French Stone.

Grist mill built by Loomis and Brown on Pymatuning Creek, south of Underwood Rd., in 1820.

A mile-long mill race, dug in 1826, provided additional water power. Last owner-operator was Charles Fobes. Mill abandoned 1902.

Stones donated and mounted by Don and Edythe Dillon at the Wayne Town Hall, for 175th anniversary of the settling of Wayne Township, July 22nd and 23rd, 1978.
 
Erected 1978 by Don and Edythe Dillon.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant day of the year for for this entry is July 22.
 
Location. 41° 32.076′ N, 80° 40.051′ W. Marker is in Wayne, Ohio, in Ashtabula County. Marker is on U.S. 322 west of Ohio Route 193, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3280 Route 322, Williamsfield OH 44093, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
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. Wayne Township Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Upon This Tablet (a few steps from this marker); Cherry Valley Veterans Memorial (approx. 5 miles away); Gustavus Center Historic District (approx. 5 miles away); Gustavus Township & High School Alumni World War Memorial (approx. 5 miles away); Gustavus Township World War II Memorial (approx. 5 miles away); Gustavus Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 5 miles away); Township of Andover Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.1 miles away).
 
Old Grist Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 1, 2022
2. Old Grist Mill Marker
Old Grist Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 1, 2022
3. Old Grist Mill Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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