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Near Wellsburg in Brooke County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Waugh Flour Mills

 
 
Waugh Flour Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 26, 2014
1. Waugh Flour Mills Marker
Inscription.  Four flour mills were constructed near Wellsburg in the early 1800s. The first of these mills was built by John Moore in 1800. Moore's son-in-law, Richard Waugh, built the old stone mill in 1824, and the upper mill in 1835. A. M. Buchanan built the fourth mill in 1847. This mill was owned and operated by James, David and Ashley Waugh until 1924. It was destroyed by fire in 1931.
 
Erected 1975 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 40° 14.443′ N, 80° 35.866′ W. Marker is near Wellsburg, West Virginia, in Brooke County. Marker is on Bethany Pike (West Virginia Route 67) 0.1 miles north of McCord Hill Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wellsburg WV 26070, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bethany Turnpike Tunnels (here, next to this marker); Isaac Duvall and Company
Waugh Flour Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 26, 2014
2. Waugh Flour Mills Marker
To the right of the Bethany Turnpike Tunnels marker.
(approx. 1.9 miles away); Wellsburg (approx. 1.9 miles away); 1788 Wells Log House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Wellsburg Wharf (approx. 2.1 miles away); Miller's Tavern (approx. 2.1 miles away); Patrick Gass (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Lewis and Clark Connection (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wellsburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 440 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 26, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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