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Union Mills Grist Mill / Shriver's Grist Mill
Carroll Co. | Maryland | USA | 1797, restored 1977-1984
Township: Myers District # 3 | Watersource: Big Pipe Creek.

Official Website: www.unionmills.org/


Union Mills Grist Mill / Shriver's Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 03/05/2007

The 3.5 story brick mill built in 1797 by Andrew & David Shriver Jr., land owners; who, contracted with John Mong, a Frederick County millwright to construct the mill.

Union Mills Grist Mill / Shriver's Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 03/05/2007

The mill as it appears today. The manor house beyond on the left and the miller's house to the right.

Union Mills Grist Mill / Shriver's Grist Mill
Picture: Soon Kim

Union Mill's breastshot water wheel. Photo-Soon Kim

Union Mills Grist Mill / Shriver's Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 03/05/2007

A blacksmith shop and the tannery buildings, part of the milling community on the grounds donated by the Klein Brothers. All the buildings were restored and renovated with Land & Water monies in conjunction with the Carroll County Recreation & Parks Department starting in 1970. The restoration continued thru 1984 and is ongoing.

Union Mills Grist Mill / Shriver's Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 03/05/2007

The inlet to the headrace from Big Pipe Creek to the mill.

Union Mills Grist Mill / Shriver's Grist Mill
Picture: Soon Kim

Union Mill year sign and homestead. GPS: 39' 39.99N, 77' 1.01W 571'/174 meters Littlestown Quadrangle Photo-Soon Kim

Union Mills Grist Mill / Shriver's Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T.Kinsey 03/05/2007

The miller's residence beside the mill. The mill owners did not necessarily operate the mill, but many time hired a miller to run the mill. This is the restored miller's house lived in by the miller in such cases.

Union Mills Grist Mill / Shriver's Grist Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 03/05/2007

Union Mills with the blacksmith shop in the background.

"A servant who is always faithful will surely be put in charge of everything the master owns."
(Luke 12:44 CEV)
Directions: Located about 7 to 7.5 miles north of Westminster on Sh 97/Littlestown Pike near Deep Run Road West.
 
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