Phelps Saw Mill and Distillery

Phelps Saw Mill and Distillery (HM1IG2)

Location: Milford Township, MI 48381 Oakland County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 35.358', W 83° 36.17'

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Circa 1836, Aaron Phelps, Milford's first postmaster and the man who platted north Milford, built a saw mill and a distillery here, at the foot of the lower mill pond.
The distillery became a carding mill in 1848, but the other mill, used for many years as a saw mill or as a planing mill by successive lumber companies, was located just east of here.
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HM NumberHM1IG2
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Year Placed1990
Placed ByPettibone Creek Chapter No. 777, the Questers
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, December 21st, 2014 at 9:02am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 286433 N 4718492
Decimal Degrees42.58930000, -83.60283333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 35.358', W 83° 36.17'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 35' 21.48" N, 83° 36' 10.2" W
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Area Code(s)248, 947
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 345 W Liberty St, Milford Township MI 48381, US
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