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Pioneer Mills of Cache Valley

 
 
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By Vincent Cascio, July 7, 2011
1. Pioneer Mills of Cache Valley Marker
Inscription.  In 1860 two grist mills were built and operated in this valley. One at Wellsville by Daniel P. Hill and the other at Millville by Esias Edwards and Leroy Kent. The first burrstones obtained from Black Rock, Utah proved to be too soft for grinding so some were imported from France. The stones embodied in the monument were salvaged from the respective millponds by Nicholas W. Crookston in 1929 and given to the
 
Erected 1952 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers Cache County Company Utah. (Marker Number 174.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1860.
 
Location. 41° 43.933′ N, 111° 50.05′ W. Marker is in Logan, Utah, in Cache County. Marker is on Main St., on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 N Main, Logan UT 84321, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cache Valley (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Settlers of Logan
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By Vincent Cascio, July 7, 2011
2. Pioneer Mills of Cache Valley Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); 19 North Main (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 99 North Main (about 400 feet away); 102 North Main (about 400 feet away); 5 South Main (about 500 feet away); St. Johns Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away); Caine Lyric Theater (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Logan.
 
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By Vincent Cascio, July 7, 2011
3. Pioneer Mills of Cache Valley Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2011, by Vincent Cascio of Logan, Utah. This page has been viewed 770 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 10, 2011, by Vincent Cascio of Logan, Utah. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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