Beason Mill - Beason Grove, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member SearchN
N 33° 33.796 W 085° 33.659
16S E 633571 N 3714661
Quick Description: Historic mill located in Beason Grove, Alabama
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 9/27/2008 6:32:44 AM
Waymark Code: WM4T8F
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 15

Long Description:
Beason Mill was built by Richard D. Beeson around 1840. The mill still stands today with a sign that reads:

"Beason Mill *Built 1840-1845 As Store and Odd Fellows Lodge *Post Office - 1892-1919."

The sign was erected by the Hilton Lee Family in 2000.

What the mill processed is unknown to me, if anything, and could have been just called a "mill". Please stay on the right of way, this is private property.

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*as a footnote: Richard D. Beeson is my 4th Great Grandfather on my mothers side. If researching Beeson/Beason family history, feel free to contact me.
Year built?: abt. 1840

Is the mill or gin still in operation?: No

What is or was processed here?: Unknown

Are tours available?: Private property-No Trespassing!

How is or was it powered?: Unknown

Related link to this waymark.: Not listed

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