Burwell-Morgan Mill In Millwood, Virginia   Leave a comment

On this day five years ago we were with friends Kathy and Bob in Millwood, Virginia. — kenne

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Virginia & Outer Banks 2013Located in the small town of Millwood, Virginia, near Spout Run where a mill-race runs next to the mill,

Virginia & Outer Banks 2013the Burwell-Morgan Mill was a joint business venture of Nathaniel Burwell and Daniel Morgan.

Virginia & Outer Banks 2013The mill was built 1785 and was one of only a few interior water wheel (20 feet in diameter) in the nation,

Virginia & Outer Banks 2013which allowed the miller to grind year-round.

Virginia & Outer Banks 2013Designed with a double set of wooden gears, the mill was able to turn two grindstones, one for corn and one for wheat. Commercial operation of the mill continued to 1952 and currently is maintained by the Clarke County Historical Association.

Virginia & Outer Banks 2013Bob McNeily is getting answers to questions. — Images by kenne

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Virginia & Outer Banks 2013Office area of the mill.

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Posted June 17, 2018 by kenneturner in Information

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