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Johnson Grist Mill
White Co. | Georgia | USA | Early 1800's
Township: u/k | Watersource: Stream partially fed by Blalock Ponds.


Johnson Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 05/05/2012

The mill is in a very picturesque setting. Best pictures can be taken in the morning.

Johnson Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 05/05/2012

Visitors are welcome after a call to the owner. The phone # is provided on site.

Johnson Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 05/05/2012

Restored by Gordon Pfau, now owned by Ray Payne.

Johnson Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 05/05/2012

The mill and receiving pond. The feeder pond is uphill, behind the mill 50-75 yards.

Johnson Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 05/05/2012

Johnson Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 05/05/2012

Massive wooden overshot wheel.

Johnson Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 05/05/2012

Overshot waterwheel.

Johnson Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 05/05/2012

Waterwheel supplied with water, via the sturdy sluicebox, from Blalock Ponds along Sr 115.

Johnson Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 05/05/2012

Notice the gearing attached to the inside of the wheel.

Johnson Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 05/05/2012

A run of stones inside the mill. The runner stone has been lifted by the stone hoist.

Johnson Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 05/05/2012

The stone set in the center with a corn mill on the right.

Johnson Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 05/05/2012

The corn milling apparatus.

Johnson Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 05/05/2012

A sack from the White River Mill, Holly Grove, Arkansas, est. in 1859, the year Oregon became a state.

Johnson Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 05/05/2012

Log cabin on the property.

Johnson Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 05/05/2012

GPS: 34D 34.76'N, 83D 43.43'W ele. 1,453'/443 meters Leaf Quadrangle

Angels to becken me Nearer, my God, to Thee; Nearer, my God, to Thee, Nearer to Thee! "Nearer My God To Thee" by Sarah F. Adams 1805-1848
(From the Nazarene hymnal - Sing to the Lord)
Directions: From the square in Cleveland go 1.9 miles east on Sr 115 towards Clarksville. Turn right on Black Road and go 0.7 miles to Cooley Woods Road. Turn right and go 0.2 miles to the mill on the right at 424 Cooley Woods Road.


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