Breckinridge Mill

Breckinridge Mill (HM1L01)

Location: Fincastle, VA 24090 Botetourt County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 29.99', W 79° 54.632'

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Breckingridge Mill is a rare survivor of the grain and milling industry that figured significantly in the economy of antebellum Virginia. The three-and-a-half story brick structure was erected in 1822 for James Breckinridge, and is one of the oldest mills in the region. Breckinridge was a leading Federalist politician and landowner of southwestern Virginia. His mill replaced an 1804 mill also build for Breckinridge, and remained in operation until about 1939.
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HM NumberHM1L01
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Marker NumberD-33
Year Placed1994
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, June 8th, 2015 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 596299 N 4150880
Decimal Degrees37.49983333, -79.91053333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 29.99', W 79° 54.632'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 29' 59.4" N, 79° 54' 37.92" W
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Area Code(s)540
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 864-1156 Breckinridge Mill Rd, Fincastle VA 24090, US
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