Paris' Mill

Paris' Mill (HM74O)

Location: Sylvania, GA 30467 Screven County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 56.015', W 81° 39.002'

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The earliest trade center and industrial development in interior Georgia was established here before the Revolutionary War by Francis Paris, Senior.

A rick dam was constructed across the creek, of which it is said that the 400 horse power developed for the feed and saw mills was by far the greatest in the colony. The rock foundations of the old dam are still embedded in the creek about 300 yards above the present bridge.

Paris sold the land, mills, and appurtenances to Seaborn Jones, of Augusta, on February 8th, 1796.
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HM NumberHM74O
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number124-3
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 10:29am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 439230 N 3644111
Decimal Degrees32.93358333, -81.65003333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 56.015', W 81° 39.002'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 56' 0.90" N, 81° 39' 0.12" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2373-2415 Milhaven Rd, Sylvania GA 30467, US
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