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Henry Sherrard Mill / Daniel's Mill
Berkeley Co. | West Virginia | USA | 1790
Township: Gerrardstown Magisterial District. | Watersource: Mill Creek.


Henry Sherrard Mill / Daniel's Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 09/19/2012

This mill was built by Henry Sherrard in 1790.

Henry Sherrard Mill / Daniel's Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 09/19/2012

In 1809 it was sold to Robert Daniels, Sr., and remained in the family until 1869.

Henry Sherrard Mill / Daniel's Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 09/19/2012

In 1844, Harriet Daniels, daughter of Robert Daniels Jr., married William Sherrard, a descendant of the builder.

Henry Sherrard Mill / Daniel's Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 09/19/2012

Both Confederate and Union armies camped at the mill during the Civil War. The mill was converted to a dwelling in 1935.

Henry Sherrard Mill / Daniel's Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 09/19/2012

G. Gold Miller owned it until 1935 when it was converted to a home. Descendents of Miller are living in the mill now.

Henry Sherrard Mill / Daniel's Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 09/19/2012

A millstone serves as part of the walkway into the home/former grist mill.

Henry Sherrard Mill / Daniel's Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 09/19/2012

GPS: 39D 21.75'N, 78D 4.39'W ele 630'/192 meters Inwood Quadrangle.

Directions: The mill is situated on the south side of SR 51 about 1.3 miles west of I-81, west of Gerrardstown, W.V.


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