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Hagerstown in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Milling

Grist to the Mill

 
 
Milling Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 22, 2017
1. Milling Marker
Inscription. Before it was transformed into the Mural of Unusual Size, this industrial building operated one of the largest milling institutions in Western Maryland. The operations were so extensive, the mill consumed more grain than the community could produce. Learn why mills were vital to the Hagerstown economy, and discover the ties of the industry to today's strong work ethic.
 
Location. 39° 38.357′ N, 77° 43.478′ W. Marker is in Hagerstown, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Baltimore Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 67 West Baltimore Street, Hagerstown MD 21740, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. West Baltimore Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Elliott-Bester House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Retreat from Gettysburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jonathan Hager House (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. John's Church (approx. mile away); The Last Confederate Incursion North of the Potomac River (approx. mile away); Bench Mark "A" (approx. mile away); Hagerstonians in the Civil War (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hagerstown.
 
Also see . . .
Milling Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 22, 2017
2. Milling Marker
 Hagerstown Cultural Trail - Grist to the Mill. URL represented by the QR code on the marker. (Submitted on September 4, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & Commerce
 
Milling Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 22, 2017
3. Milling Marker
Mural of Unusual Size image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 22, 2017
4. Mural of Unusual Size
by HENSE (Alex Brewer) was finished in May 2017.
Stickell's Mill image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 22, 2017
5. Stickell's Mill
Daniel A. Stickell, a worker at Hager's Mill went into business for himself in 1883 at the Andrew Hagar Mill on Mill street. By 1917 he had moved his mill to this location on West Baltimore Street.
Stickell's Mill image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 22, 2017
6. Stickell's Mill
Close-up of Raup photo on marker
Stickell's Mill image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 22, 2017
7. Stickell's Mill
Close-up of Raup photo on marker
Hagerstown Cultural Trail image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 22, 2017
8. Hagerstown Cultural Trail
Mural of Unusual Size<br>by HENSE (Alex Brewer)<br>2017. image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 22, 2017
9. Mural of Unusual Size
by HENSE (Alex Brewer)
2017.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 4, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   6. submitted on September 5, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   7, 8, 9. submitted on September 7, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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