Water Wheel

Water Wheel (HM1YQR)

Location: Port Gibson, MS 39150 Claiborne County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 1.845', W 91° 3.161'

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—Port Gibson Historic Tour —

This water wheel was originally built for Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Peacock of Mendenhall Ms., in 1948 and was donated by them to this park in 1971.

  The wheel was built for the purpose of generating electricity by water power that operated a Delco generator. This electricity was utilized to light nine 50-watt bulbs over five small minnow ponds located below a large lake that furnished water to turn the wheel. The energy produced here is intended to be used to operate the grist-mill.
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HM NumberHM1YQR
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Placed ByThe Grand Gulf Military Monument Commission
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Date Added Monday, June 5th, 2017 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 683888 N 3545501
Decimal Degrees32.03075000, -91.05268333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 1.845', W 91° 3.161'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 1' 50.7" N, 91° 3' 9.66" W
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Area Code(s)601
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12006 Grand Gulf Rd, Port Gibson MS 39150, US
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