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Tillamook in Tillamook County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Mill Stone

 
 
Mill Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 22, 2017
1. Mill Stone Marker
Inscription. From the county's first flour mill, was turned by water power, was owned and operated by G. W. Elmer on Hughey Creek, five miles east of Tillamook in 1862. The stone was brought by boat from the Eastern Coast, around South America.
Donated by Frank and Grace Bester, April 16, 1953

 
Erected by Tillamook County Historical Society.
 
Location. 45° 27.43′ N, 123° 50.568′ W. Marker is in Tillamook, Oregon, in Tillamook County. Marker is on 2nd Street near Laurel Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2106 2nd Street, Tillamook OR 97141, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Steam Donkey (within shouting distance of this marker); Tillamook County (within shouting distance of this marker); Kelly Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tillamook Hotel (about 400 feet away); Beals Building (about 400 feet away); A Way of Life Centered around a 1-Ton Crystal Lens (approx. 6.7 miles away); Captain Robert Gray (approx. 8.2 miles away); a different marker also named Captain Robert Gray (approx. 8.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tillamook.
 
More about this marker.
Mill Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 22, 2017
2. Mill Stone Marker
The mill stone in in front of the Tillamook County Pioneer Museum.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Mill Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 22, 2017
3. Mill Stone Marker
The mill stone is to the left of the pathway.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 4, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 4, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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