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Strode's Grist Mill
Chester Co. | Pennsylvania | USA | 1721
Township: East Bradford Twp. | Watersource: Trib. to Brandywine Creek.



Strode's Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 12/22/2008

An old mill dating from 1721. The 2.5 story fieldstone mill measures about 30'x 60' with a stone foundation. A pent roof runs along the east side above the first level. The mill was Marshall Strodes Grist & Saw Mill in 1873.

Strode's Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 12/22/2008

In 1987, the mill was being used as the H. J. White Studio Gallery specializing in wood carving. Notice the old view of the same facade of the mill.

Strode's Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 12/22/2008

A view of the southwest corner of the mill. It may also serve as a residence for the gallery proprietor.

Strode's Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 12/22/2008

Strode's Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 12/22/2008

A photo from the Library of Congress-Historic Architectural Buildings Survey of the 1930's.

Strode's Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 12/22/2008

The south end of the mill on Plum Run, now an art galeryt and framing studio, with an elaborate deck added.

Strode's Grist Mill
Picture: Jim Miller 09/1999

The deck and mill behind looking from the west, parallel to Pa 52/Pa 100.

Strode's Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 12/22/2008

The building across Birmingham Road from the mill featuring an advertisement from Srodes sausage and scrapple, a gourmet delight quite popular in the Delaware and Susquehanna Valleys.

Strode's Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 12/22/2008

GPS: 39' 55.72N, 75' 37.04W 217'/66 meters West Chester Quadrangle

"May the Lord give you increase more and more, you and your children. May you be blessed by the Lord, who made heaven and earth."
(Psalm 115:14 & 15 NKJV)
Directions: Take Pa 100 combined with Pa 52 southwest from West Chester. After 3 miles, Pa 100/Pa 52 connects with Birmingham Rd. going south. At the juncture, is Strode's Mill on the southwest corner of the intersection.


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