Kings Valley Millstone

Kings Valley Millstone (HM277C)

Location: Corvallis, OR 97333 Benton County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 33.308', W 123° 16.448'

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This is one of the first mill stones or burns to be used in this section of Oregon. This was originally quarried in France and shipped around the horn from New York in 1850 by sailing vessel. In 1852, was transported by oxen team from Portland to Kings Valley and set up and operated by Roland Chambers on the banks of the Luckiamute River, as one of the first three grist mills in the state. This stone was in constant use for over 60 years. Many of the children and grandchildren of the Kings valley homesteaders still live in this area.
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HM NumberHM277C
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Date Added Thursday, April 26th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 478227 N 4933569
Decimal Degrees44.55513333, -123.27413333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 33.308', W 123° 16.448'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 33' 18.48" N, 123° 16' 26.88" W
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Area Code(s)541
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1301-1369 SW Avery Park Dr, Corvallis OR 97333, US
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