This stone is from the first grist mill constructed by U.S. Govt.; circa 1833, for the use of the Miami Indians in this locality. It was built on Rock Creek 3/4 of a mile up stream from the Wabash River.
Presented to the Markle Area Historical . . . — — Map (db m76481) HM
These grist mill stones are presented
to the Markle Area Historical Society by
Susette Middleton Blanchard
in honor of
her late husband, Floyd Middleton.
The John J. Scotton Grist Mill was on the Rock Creek . . . — — Map (db m76480) HM
This is one of three water turbines that furnished power for the Markle Thomas Mill 1851-1964. It developed about 25 HP. In 1981 it was removed from the old penstock. Compliments of State Bank of Markle. — — Map (db m76482) HM