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Kaysville in Davis County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

The Weinel Mill

 
 
The Weinel Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Johnson, September 23, 2018
1. The Weinel Mill Marker
Inscription. Built in 1854 by John Weinel a native of Germany who came to Utah about 1853, the mill was the “overshot” water powered type & was erected on Webb’s Creek ¼ mile N.E. of this site. Native stones were used for the walls and pines for it’s timbers. It was 40 ft. long, 18 ft. wide, and two stories high. Ox teams brought the flour grinding stones weighing 2,200 lbs. from a canyon near Bingham, Utah. This marker is dedicated in honor of our pioneers and Kaysville’s first commercial industries.


 
Erected 1947 by Phillips Camp, Sunflower Camp, Oak Leaf Camp, Davis County, Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 104.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 41° 2.14′ N, 111° 56.298′ W. Marker is in Kaysville, Utah, in Davis County. Marker is on Main Street (Utah Route 273) south of E 100 N, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Kaysville Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 44 North Main Street, Kaysville UT 84037, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Pilling Adams Cabin (approx. 0.3 miles away);
The Weinel Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Johnson, September 23, 2018
2. The Weinel Mill Marker
The Old Emigrant Road (approx. 7.4 miles away); Historical Wilcox Cabin (approx. 7.4 miles away); Syracuse First Social Center (approx. 7.4 miles away); Original Gristmill Stones (approx. 11.3 miles away); Heber C. Kimball Grist Mill (approx. 11.3 miles away); John Moses Browning Home (approx. 12.6 miles away); Kansas City Liquor House (approx. 12.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Original Weinel Mill Stone image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Johnson, September 23, 2018
3. Original Weinel Mill Stone
The original mill stone supports the flag pole at the site.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2018, by Andrew Johnson of Salt Lake City, Utah. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 23, 2018, by Andrew Johnson of Salt Lake City, Utah. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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