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Lisburn Mill / Hoffman Mill
Cumberland Co. | Pennsylvania | USA | 1781
Township: Lower Allen Twp. | Watersource: Yellow Breeches Creek.


Lisburn Mill / Hoffman Mill
Picture: Jim Miller 11/02/1992

The 40'X 50' mill of 3.5 stories boasts a lower story of brownstone while the upper 2.5 stories are frame.

Lisburn Mill / Hoffman Mill
Picture: Jim Miller 07/13/2007

The mill was powered in later years by a turbine to turn the rollers used to grind wheat to flour. The mill also operated during various years as the Kaufmann Mill and the Kunkel Mill.

Lisburn Mill / Hoffman Mill
Picture: Jim Miller 07/13/2007

All the machinery is now gone, the mill being occupied as a warehouse for an electrical contractor.

Lisburn Mill / Hoffman Mill
Picture: Jim Miller 07/13/2007

A ring mounted into the sandstone foundation wall used to tie a horse to while the wagon was being loaded or unloaded.

Lisburn Mill / Hoffman Mill
Picture: Jim Miller 07/13/2007

An etching in the sandstone rock foundation of the reverse side of a half-dollar.

Lisburn Mill / Hoffman Mill
Picture: Jim Miller 07/13/2007

In 1992, the mill was in a very good state of preservation as it was also in 2007.

"Thus says the Lord, the King of Israel, and his Redeemer, the Lord of hosts: I am the First and I am the Last; besides Me there is no God."
(Isaiah 44:6 NKJV)
Directions: Located SE of Mechanicsburg, Pa. on Pa 114 at the west end of the bridge over Yellow Breeches Creek, just west of Moores Mountain Road junction with Pa 114.
 
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