I found the mill
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At Sterling Ironworks, ten miles away, there’s iron production. That requires a lot of people and a small community of coordinated production. Up the…
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In blue, there’s a grist will that’s to the east of the millseat directly east of the bridge. So, the second structure over. That’s the site where we’ve…
Went out to look for telegraph or signaling poles this morning, but it is still too snowy/icy on the bank in question. Still, we managed to make a few…
We were going to investigate this building as a test trench under the assumption it was the distillery, but I still hadn’t looked enough at the picture…
If we can find the base of the middle pole, and the nearby crossing sign, they will help orient us vis-a-vis the building. I wonder if the crossing…
This needs more work and was difficult because 1) the spot is far lower now, so I have to hold my phone as far as possible above my head when I take the…
A local who’s had a functioning memory of the New Milford area since 1960 or so reports that the whole New Milford area was known as Jockey Holler as…
Two of us met today at the mill and one was in his yard and came over to see what was going on. We were actually right around the structure on the left…
Back to the mystery mill in New Milford. Took a trip out in advance of the JHCEAA meeting tomorrow and confirmed the big slag layer a bit after the…
One of the old Hathorne residences has evidence of an old millsite. There’s the placemat, which is just from the 1875 Orange County atlas, which…