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Edinburg Mill - Edinburg, VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 38° 49.263 W 078° 34.099
17S E 711106 N 4299727
Quick Description: This flour mill was saved from "The Burning" during the US Civil War. The nearby Stony Creek was also used as a defensive measure in a separate battle.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 4/3/2012 4:10:08 AM
Waymark Code: WME4PR
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 1

Long Description:
There are two trails signs here: "Edinburg Mill" and "The Stony Creek Line".

Per the website (link below):
This mill, opened in 1850, survived the burnings ordered in late September and early October 1864 by Union Gen. Philip Sheridan. More than two years earlier Confederates used Stony Creek (which provided the mill's power) as a defensive line. A sharp battle on the line near the mill in late March 1862 delayed a Federal advance on the Valley Pike.

The mill is now a historical museum for the city.

Type of site: Factory

Address:
214 S Main Street
Edinburg, VA USA
22824


Phone Number: (540) 984-8400

Admission Charged: No Charge

Website: [Web Link]

Driving Directions: Not listed

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