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Arden Grist Mill / Garrison Grist Mill
Putnam Co. | New York | USA | c. 1830
Township: Philipstown Twp. | Watersource: Arden Brook.



Arden Grist Mill / Garrison Grist Mill
Picture: Michael Devonshire late 1980's JHPA ,Inc. Archive Photo

The mill taken back to it framework in the late 1980's renovation of the mill by the Open Space Institute using engineers and exsperts from JHPA, Inc. [Jan Hird Pokorny Associates]

Arden Grist Mill / Garrison Grist Mill
Picture: Michael Devonshire late 1980's JHPA, Inc. Archive Photo

A photo of the front after renovation. Color photos provided by Michael Devonshire is Director of Consevation for JHPA, Inc.

Arden Grist Mill / Garrison Grist Mill
Picture: Thomas Hotchkiss 1934 HABS Photo

This photo was taken in 1934 by Thomas Hotchkiss as part of the Historical American Buildings Survey. The photos are public domain as part of the Library of Congress.

Arden Grist Mill / Garrison Grist Mill
Picture: Elevation schematics 1934 HABS Photo

Two elevations of the mill, done during the HABS project showing the rear and the left side. The wooden overshot wheel was on the left side of the mill, rear drawing, operating as a short flume or stone sluice came off the dam breast.

Arden Grist Mill / Garrison Grist Mill
Picture: Thomas Hotchkiss 1934 HABS Photo

The king gear is located directly interior to the placement of the outer overshot wheel, operating off the same wooden axle as the outer wheel, then tranfering power to the millstone set above via the a horzontal gear attached to a vertical shaft that turned the lower (nether) stone, the upper stone fixed, not able to turn.

Arden Grist Mill / Garrison Grist Mill
Picture: 2nd & 3rd floor plans 1934 HABS Photo

This schematic of the 2nd & 3rd floor space depicts the placement of the stone set and other equipment.

Arden Grist Mill / Garrison Grist Mill
Picture: Michael Devonshire late 1980's JHPA, Inc. Archive Photo

A view of the restored mill from across the mill pond/dam behind the mill.

"Everyone in Jerusalem, celebrate and shout! Your king has won a victory, and he is coming to you. He is humble and rides on a donkey; he comes on the colt of a donkey."
(Zechariah 9:9 CEV)
Directions: Located on the grounds of the Highlands Country Club near Lower Station Road/Cr 12 off Bear Mountain/Beacon Hwy/Sh 9D in Garrison, New York.
 
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