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Bunker Hill Mill

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c. 1730s. 1887. Berkeley County 26 at the crossing of Mill Creek, .8 mile east of the intersection with U.S. 11 at Bunker Hill
  • Bunker Hill Mill

The limestone walls of this flour mill, largely rebuilt after an 1887 fire, occupy one of the state's earliest mill sites and may incorporate portions of a gristmill established by 1738. The capacious roof that caps the three-story walls contains two additional stories, lit by windows in the gable ends. The mill operated commercially until 1964, and its equipment is intact. The miller's house, a brick building of c. 1840 with a recessed two-story porch in the ell (a typical regional feature), stands nearby. The buildings, along with the adjacent millrace and millpond, present a handsome grouping in their rural setting. A number of other mills were built along appropriately named Mill Creek in the eighteenth century, but most were destroyed in the Civil War.

Writing Credits

S. Allen Chambers Jr.


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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "Bunker Hill Mill", [, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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