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Kennedy Mill, c.1811

 
 
Kennedy Mill, c.1811 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TRCP Alliance, June 22, 2013
1. Kennedy Mill, c.1811 Marker
Inscription.  Site of one of Alabama’s first sawmills. In 1811, Joshua Kennedy engaged Jesse Ember to build two water-powered sawmills, convertible to grist mills, for a total of $1400. The mills were operated by Kennedy through 1820; were burned twice, once by Indians. The mill dam and site were late used by Byrne Bros., and then by Hastie & Silver Co., until 1906, when they were abandoned
 
Erected 1997 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Alabama Historical Association series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1811.
 
Location. 30° 57.972′ N, 87° 51.78′ W. Marker is in Stockton, Alabama, in Baldwin County. Marker is on Alabama Route 225, 1.2 miles north of Interstate 65, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bay Minette AL 36507, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Public Education in Baldwin County / Little Red Schoolhouse Historic Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sea Coast Mortar (approx. half a mile away);
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All Gave Some - Some Gave All (approx. half a mile away); Gen. Bernardo de Galvez (approx. half a mile away); Baldwin County Vietnam War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); The Society War of 1812 in the State of Alabama (approx. half a mile away); Baldwin County WWI Monument (approx. half a mile away); Baldwin County World War II Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stockton.
 
Kennedy Mill, c.1811 Marker (North) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TRCP Alliance, June 22, 2013
2. Kennedy Mill, c.1811 Marker (North)
Kennedy Mill, c.1811 Marker (South) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TRCP Alliance, June 22, 2013
3. Kennedy Mill, c.1811 Marker (South)
Rains Creek, Location Of One Of Alabama's First Sawmills image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TRCP Alliance, June 22, 2013
4. Rains Creek, Location Of One Of Alabama's First Sawmills
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2013, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,330 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 29, 2013, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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