Breneman-Turner Mill

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Breneman-Turner Mill
Breneman-Turner Mill.jpg
Roadside view of the mill
Breneman-Turner Mill is located in Virginia
Breneman-Turner Mill
Breneman-Turner Mill is located in the US
Breneman-Turner Mill
Location 5036 Turners Mill Ln., near Harrisonburg, Virginia
Coordinates 38°31′31″N 78°52′31″W / 38.52528°N 78.87528°W / 38.52528; -78.87528Coordinates: 38°31′31″N 78°52′31″W / 38.52528°N 78.87528°W / 38.52528; -78.87528
Area 1.1 acres (0.45 ha)
Built c. 1800 (1800)
Architectural style Federal
NRHP reference # 06000325[1]
VLR # 082-0023
Significant dates
Added to NRHP April 20, 2006
Designated VLR March 8, 2006[2]

Breneman-Turner Mill is a historic grist mill located near Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, Virginia. It was built about 1800, and is a 2 1/2-story, Federal style brick building. The building retains its water wheel, measuring 16 feet in diameter and 5 feet wide, and three sets of burr stones. The mill survived General Philip Sheridan’s burning of the Shenandoah Valley in 1864, and remained in operation until 1988.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Darryl Nash; Kenneth Weaver; Steven Shenk (November 2005). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Breneman-Turner Mill" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying four photos

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