Brobst Mill

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Brobst Mill
Brobst Mill, BerksCo PA.JPG
Brobst Mill. September 2013.
Brobst Mill is located in Pennsylvania
Brobst Mill
Location Off Township 814 on Pine Creek, Albany Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°37′23″N 75°53′50″W / 40.62306°N 75.89722°W / 40.62306; -75.89722Coordinates: 40°37′23″N 75°53′50″W / 40.62306°N 75.89722°W / 40.62306; -75.89722
Area less than one acre
Built c. 1780
Architectural style Other, Gristmill
Governing body Private
MPS Gristmills in Berks County MPS
NRHP Reference # 90001613[1]
Added to NRHP November 8, 1990

Brobst Mill is a historic grist mill located in Albany Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1780, and is a 2 1/2-story, stone and log mill building. Also on the property is the wheel pit area of the raceway. It was built as part of a larger industrial complex known as Union Iron Works. The mill ceased operation in the 1960s.[2]

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

References[edit]

  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: Brobst Mill" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-22.