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Green Valley Mill / J. Speakman's Mill
Chester Co. | Pennsylvania | USA | Early-mid 1800's
Township: Newlin Twp. | Watersource: Trib. to Brandywine Creek.


Green Valley Mill / J. Speakman's Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 01/04/2009

The 1856 Atlas showed this location to be the J. Speakman's Grist & Saw Mill.

Green Valley Mill / J. Speakman's Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 01/04/2009

In the 1873 Atlas, the millseat was occupied by Thomas McCall's Grist & Saw Mill.

Green Valley Mill / J. Speakman's Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 01/04/2009

Notice the definite hollowed out mill headrace on the right side of the road before reaching the mill.

Green Valley Mill / J. Speakman's Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 01/30/2016

In the previous photo of the millrace, the millrace entered the mill on the opposite side, under the present awning/roof.

Green Valley Mill / J. Speakman's Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 01/04/2009

An 1883 Atlas of Newlin Township, Chester Co. depicted the location to be the site of William Webb's Grist Mill. Need more info about this mill.

Green Valley Mill / J. Speakman's Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 01/30/2016

The mill with the miller's house beyond.GPS: 39° 55.44' N, 75° 45.42' WQuad: Coatesville

Green Valley Mill / J. Speakman's Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 01/30/2016

The miller's house, seen background right on the previous photo of the mill.

I, the Lord, am the one who sends storm clouds and showers of rain to make fields produce. So when the crops need rain, you should pray to me."
(Zechariah 10:1 CEV)
Directions: From Embreville on Pa 162, go south a short distance to Powell Road. Take Powell Road right about 1 mile to the junction with Green Valley Road. Turn right and go about 0.5 miles to the mill on the right.

 
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