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Allison's Flour Mill
Centre Co. | Pennsylvania | USA | First mill late 1700's, this mill 1852
Township: Gregg Twp. | Watersource: Penns Creek.


Allison's Flour Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 12/01/2011

This mill site dates back to the late 1700's. The area of Spring Mills was founded by the George McCormic family in 1773.

Allison's Flour Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 12/01/2011

The McCormic family built the first grist mill here. In 1805 the mill operator was Jacob Maize. The present building was built in 1852 by Robert H. Duncan, Esq.

Allison's Flour Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 12/01/2011

He ran the mill until 1887 when the Honorable William M. Allison became the owner. Allison was as ex-member of the House of Representatives. The mill became known as "Allison's Flouring Mill."

Allison's Flour Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 12/01/2011

Later the mill was known as Herbster's Feed and Grain. In 2011 the building houses the Spring Mills Fire Co. GPS: 40' 51.32N, 77' 34.36W 1,076'/328 meters Spring Mills Quadrangle

Breathe on me, brewath of God; Fill me with life anew, That I may love what Thou dost love, And do what Thou wouldst do. "Breathe on Me Breath of God" by Edwin Hatcxh
(From the Nazarene hymnal - Sing th the Lord)
Directions: From SR 45 in Gregg Twp., take the Spring Mills exit onto Fire hall Road. Go south about 0.5 miles to the brick mill (fire house) on the right.


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