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Beck's Mill, South of Salem, Indiana, Ca. 1900

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Beck’s Mill is a historic gristmill that was built by George Beck & sons. There have been three mills on the same location, built in 1808, 1825, & 1864. After building forts to protect the mill from Indians in 1812, a settlement was founded. The mill survived from years of neglect and was restored in 2008.Destination Indiana Washington County JourneyNote on back of postcard: Becks Mill Built 1808 The land of yesterday the land surrounding is just about as it was when the mill was first built- the small stuff has been kept down but the larger timber is still there still owned and run by the Beck Family. 6 miles south west sale

Topics: Washington County (Ind.); Mills and mill-work
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
Year: 1900
OAI identifier: oai:images.indianahistory.org:V0002/1873
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