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Title Mills, Other, 1863-2003 & undated
Object ID 2011.3.13
Object Name Memorandum
Scope & Content Mills, Other

1863
Oversize photocopy
Map of survey of Wissahickon Creek from its mouth to Paul's Mill Road. Approved by Commonwealth of PA 1863. 2 long sheets. Republished in Metropolitan Paradise by David Contasta

1908
Copy of article
Excerpt from The Pennsylvania-German Society, proceedings and address at Allentown, Nov. 2, 1906, Vol. XVII, publ. by the Society, 1908. 3 pages, photocopies, from Washington's Storehouse and Supply Depot chapter. Describes various mills in the area during the Revolutionary War. In 1785, 5 grist mills mentioned for Whitemarsh township. 3 pp., photocopy.

1935, rev. 1949
Photocopy
"Early Mills along the Wissahickon." Large photocopy by Douglas Macfarlan (1935, revised 1949), in Douglas Macfarlan.

1949
Photocopy
Map of mills on the Upper Wissahickon. D. Mcfarlan. 1 p.

1949
Photocopy
Map of mills on Lower Wissahickon from survey of Wissahickon Creek by commissioners of Fairmount Park, with additions by Douglas Macfarlan. 1 p.

1949-1950
Photocopy
The Wissahickon Mills, copy of typescript title page for Part s I, II., III: "The Mills of the Upper Wissahickon Creek from Ft. Washington to its Source." By Douglas Macfarlan, M.D., Philadelphia. Loose pages, relating to various area mills. Various photos and text: Foulke mill at Penllyn, Mather's Mill, Colladay Mill on Sandy Run - Camp Hill, Charles Megargee's Wissahickon paper mill in 1858 (site of Dewees Paper Mill, 1731), Daub's Grist Mill - Conrad's Auger Works 1714, site of Rittenhouse grist mill 1772, Jacob Rittenhouse mill opposite the dwelling, birthplace of David Rittenhouse, Rittenhouse mill #9, Rittenhouse red covered bridge (now blue stone bridge), Kitchen's mill in 1900, Thomas, Barge or Spruce Mill on Thomas Mill Lane 1717 (aka upper Megargee mill), mill #1 at mouth of Wissahickon creek 1689, John & James Dobson's mill (site of early Robeson Mill #2), Evans-Mumbower grist mill (with map of 1871), bridge at Thomas Mill Rd (poem by A.C. Chadwick, Jr.), Henry Dewees paper mill, William Dewees paper mill, Farmer mill in Flourtown, Dewees-Antes grist and paper mills, Schlatter's paper mill, Thorps Lane bridge and mill, Glen Fern, home of Thomas Livezey, 35 pp. From Douglas Macfarlan, The Wissahickon Mills, 3 vols., 1949, [typescript], (Free Library of Philadelphia Map Department).

1950
Photocopy
Abstract of survey by Jedediah Strong in 1833, showing Glen Fern Mill and homestead #4. D. Macfarlan 1950. 1 p.

1994
Photocopy of newsletter
Advertisement for The Mills Project, one-day conference at Delaware County Community College. List of cooperating organizations, photo of Newlin Mill. 5 pp.

3/31/1994
Photocopy of article
"Preservation group will open historic grain mill to the public," article in Philadelphia Inquirer. Collins' Mill, West Pikeland. 1 p., photo and text. Some text cut off.

10/1996 - 12/1996
Photocopy of newsletter
Farmer-Mather Mill article. "What mill looked like in 1846." Photocopy from The Correspondent newsletter. 2 pp.

9/19/2003
Printout
Woodson's Mill, Lowesville VA. Photos and text. 4 pp. Printout from website. www.cstone.net

10/20/2003
Printout
Stockbridge Mill Project, Scituate Historical Society. 3 pps. Printout from website www.scituatehistoricalsociety.org

Undated
Photocopy
Tide Mill, Woodbridge, Suffolk. Photos and text. 3 pp. Unknown source.

Undated
Photocopy
Arlington Mill, Bibury, Gloucestershire. Photos and text. 3 pp. Unknown source.

Undated
Photocopy
Abbey Mill, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire. Photos and text. 8 pp.




Date 1863-2003
People Mcfarlane, Dr. Douglas
Contosta, David
Year Range from 1860
Year Range to 2010