Echo Gristmill - 316
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Mooroid
N 41° 01.008 W 111° 29.940
12T E 458043 N 4540741
Quick Description: Echo, five miles east of Henefer, was settled in 1861 when Elias Asper and others built homes near a railroad mail station and blacksmith shop previously located.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 6/2/2011 5:06:20 PM
Waymark Code: WMBMHH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 2

Long Description:
Echo, five miles east of Henefer, was settled in 1861 when Elias Asper and others built homes near a railroad mail station and blacksmith shop previously located. In 1871 Wm. L. Turpin hired Benjamin Lamb to build a three-story grist mill of red native pine. In 1873 the first flour was made with stone burrs imported from France. In 1899 Alfred Jones and son Marlow purchased the mill which served the people of Summit and surrounding counties until 1942. One stone burr is part of this monument.
Marker Name: Echo Gristmill

Marker Number: 316

Marker Text:
Echo, five miles east of Henefer, was settled in 1861 when Elias Asper and others built homes near a railroad mail station and blacksmith shop previously located. In 1871 Wm. L. Turpin hired Benjamin Lamb to build a three-story grist mill of red native pine. In 1873 the first flour was made with stone burrs imported from France. In 1899 Alfred Jones and son Marlow purchased the mill which served the people of Summit and surrounding counties until 1942. One stone burr is part of this monument.


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