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Arter's Grist Mill
Carroll Co. | Maryland | USA | Earlier Mill c. 1776, this mill pre 1862
Township: u/k | Watersource: Big Pipe Creek.


Arter's Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 03/05/2007

An earlier mill known as the Old Graves Mill was built on this site c. 1776 by two Tories named Groff.

Arter's Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 03/05/2007

A stone seyt in the wall is inscribed with "ELB.G" and "I. Groff 1781". This could mean that the foundation is the same as the earlier mill.

Arter's Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 03/05/2007

This present mill is listed on a 1862 county atlas as G. Dodrer's Mill.

Arter's Grist Mill
Picture: Phil Schmitz 07/28/2009

Mill has been somewhat upgraded.

Arter's Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 03/05/2007

The doors rise vertically in the middle of the long side towards the road with a catshead or sack hoist above the 4th door in a dormer position.

Arter's Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 03/05/2007

The mill is 40'X 50' and 3.5 stories in height; the first story is fieldstone while the other 2.5 stories are frame. GPS:39 39.74'N, 77 4.39'W 492' elevation

Arter's Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey, 03/05/2007, edited-Jim Miller

The doors rise up on the long side towards the road with a catshead/bag hoist above the top door in a dormer postion. The mill is in good condition, with new wood on the soffits and faschia boards of the roof. The first story is good sturdy fieldstone whiule the other 2.5 stories are frame.

Arter's Grist Mill
Picture: Phil Schmitz 07/28/2009

Not all windows are installed on 07/28/2009. GPS:39' 39.79'N, 77 4.34'W 502' ele. Hagerstown Quadrangle

Directions: From Littlestown, Pa. in Adams Co., take Sh 97 south to Silver Run, Md., about 4.7 miles. In Silver Run go west on Mayberry Road about 1.4 miles to Arter's Mill Road, turn left and go south on Arter's Mill Road about 1 mile to the mill on the left


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