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Opelika in Lee County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Top Rock Millstone

 
 
Top Rock Millstone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, July 6, 2014
1. Top Rock Millstone Marker
Inscription.  

This "Top Rock" Millstone
was in a grist mill
owned and operated by W.S.A. Bence
on Sweetwater Creek in Clay County, AL
1919-1947

Donated by H.S. Bence

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 32° 39.57′ N, 85° 22.882′ W. Marker is in Opelika, Alabama, in Lee County. Marker can be reached from Park Road, 0.1 miles west of Rocky Brook Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Opelika AL 36801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Salem Shotwell Covered Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Municipal "Monkey" Park (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lieutenant Colonel Dallas B. Smith (approx. 0.3 miles away); Emmanuel Episcopal Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rosseau's Raid to East Alabama (approx. 0.8 miles away); Opelika A Railroad Town/Opelika An Industrial City
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); South Railroad Avenue (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Opelika.
 
Top Rock Millstone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, July 6, 2014
2. Top Rock Millstone
Top Rock Millstone & Salem Shotwell Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, July 6, 2014
3. Top Rock Millstone & Salem Shotwell Covered Bridge
Top Rock Millstone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, July 6, 2014
4. Top Rock Millstone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 675 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on July 7, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 7, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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