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Smith's Mill and Enslow's Covered Bridge

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1778 and 1904. PA 274 at PA 17, Blain

One-half mile south of Blain is the oldest mill still operating in Perry County. Constructed by James Blaine in 1778, the four-story frame and stone building is now owned and operated by the Smiths as a feed and grain mill. Nearby stands Enslow's Covered Bridge across Sherman's Creek. Built in 1904, it is 116 feet long with vertical board siding and a deck of crosswise planking.

Writing Credits

George E. Thomas


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George E. Thomas, "Smith's Mill and Enslow's Covered Bridge", [Blain, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 2

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, George E. Thomas, with Patricia Likos Ricci, Richard J. Webster, Lawrence M. Newman, Robert Janosov, and Bruce Thomas. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 424-424.

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