Merkel Mill

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Merkel Mill
Merkel Mill, Greenwich PA 02.JPG
Merkel Mill. September 2013.
Merkel Mill is located in Pennsylvania
Merkel Mill
Location Dreibelbis Station Road at Maiden Creek, Greenwich Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°34′13″N 75°52′49″W / 40.57028°N 75.88028°W / 40.57028; -75.88028Coordinates: 40°34′13″N 75°52′49″W / 40.57028°N 75.88028°W / 40.57028; -75.88028
Area 2.3 acres (0.93 ha)
Built 1875
Architectural style Other, Gristmill
Governing body Private
MPS Gristmills in Berks County MPS
NRHP Reference # 90001625[1]
Added to NRHP November 8, 1990

Merkel Mill is a historic grist mill located on Maiden Creek in Greenwich Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. The mill was rebuilt in 1875, and is a 2 1/2-story, plus basement, banked building with a slate gable roof. It measures 40 feet, 5 inches, by 50 feet, 9 inches, and has a 100 foot frame storage addition. Also on the property are the contributing watercourses, including the dam, pond, and races. It operated as a merchant mill and ceased operations in the 1950s.[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 Louise Emery (June 1990). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Merkel Mill" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-22.