Bahr Mill Complex

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Bahr Mill Complex
Bahr Mill 01.JPG
Bahr Mill. July 2013.
Bahr Mill Complex is located in Pennsylvania
Bahr Mill Complex
Location Ironstone Dr., Colebrookdale Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°20′19″N 75°39′31″W / 40.33861°N 75.65861°W / 40.33861; -75.65861Coordinates: 40°20′19″N 75°39′31″W / 40.33861°N 75.65861°W / 40.33861; -75.65861
Area 3 acres (1.2 ha)
Built 1897
Architectural style Other, Gristmill
Governing body Private
MPS Gristmills in Berks County MPS
NRHP Reference # 90001611[1]
Added to NRHP November 8, 1990

Bahr Mill Complex is a historic grist mill complex located in Colebrookdale Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. The complex includes the 2-story, plus basement, banked stone mill (1897); 2 2/2-story, stucco over stone farmhouse (c. 1820); 1-story, brick smokehouse (c. 1820); banked frame sawmill with a stone foundation (c. 1820); 2-story, stucco over stone store (c. 1820); two sheds (c. 1890); a shoemaker's shop (c. 1890); outhouse (c. 1920); stone bank barn (rebuilt c. 1880); and frame garage (c. 1930). Also on the property are a contributing chicken house (c. 1850) and pig sty (c. 1890). It is a family-run mill complex, run by the Gable family for over 175 years.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Louse Emery (June 1990). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Bahr Mill Complex" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-22. 

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