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Grim's Mill / Dietrich's Mill
Berks Co. | Pennsylvania | USA | 1876
Township: Greenwich Twp. | Watersource: Mill Creek or tributary.


Grim's Mill / Dietrich's Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 11/26/2005

The 2.5 story stone & frame 40'X 45' mill was built in 1876 on the site of the earlier Lenhard Mill.

Grim's Mill / Dietrich's Mill
Picture: Jim Miller 10/1987

The 1987 photo was taken on the long shot that it might have been a mill since the name of the business operating there was the Old Mill Auto Service. The photo was taken by Jim Miller 10/1987

Grim's Mill / Dietrich's Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 11-26-2005

In 2005, the mill had been greatly restored from it's 1987 appearance and functioned as an auto parts shop.

Grim's Mill / Dietrich's Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 11/05/2006

A closeup view of the restored mill.

Grim's Mill / Dietrich's Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 11/05/2006

The remains of Dietrich's Stone Arch Bridge were nearby in 1987.

Grim's Mill / Dietrich's Mill
Picture: Susan Cabot before 05/12/2010

A fire of undetermined origin swept thru the converted mill, just prior to 02/2010, leaving mostly just the stone walls standing. Cleanup had been completed by the time these photos were taken on 05/12/2010 by Susan Cabot, of ASC Group, Inc about a week after the fire.

Grim's Mill / Dietrich's Mill
Picture: Susan Cabot before 05/12/2010

It is not known if the owner will rebuild the old structure. Photo taken by Susan Cabot, of ASC Group, Inc on 05/12/2010 about a week after the fire.

Grim's Mill / Dietrich's Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 11/05/2006

There is a need for more information concerning this mill.

"Exalt the Lord our God, and worship at His footstool--He is holy.---Exalt the Lord our God, and worship at His holy hill; for the Lord our God is holy."
(Psalm 99:5 & 9 NKJV)
Directions: From US 222 at Kutztown, go north 2.5 miles on Pa 737. The mill is on the east side north of Pa 737 & Mill Creek's crossing, between Kutz Mill Road & Ebling Road junctions.
 
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