The Hodgson Mill company, which sells its products nationally and internationally, got its start right here at this historic grist mill. The first mill was built in 1861 by William Holeman. It was destroyed during the Civil War but was rebuilt sometime after the war (even as perhaps as the late 1890s) either by him or Alva Hodgson, who bought the mill around the mid-1880s. It stopped operating in 1976 and is today privately owned. There is a gravel parking area along the road so it is easy to stop by a view the old structure, though it is not clear if visitors are allowed inside. An image of the mill is the focal point of the company's logo.
Backstory and Context
"Our Story." Hodgson Mills. Accessed November 21, 2018. https://www.hodgsonmill.com/pages/our-story.
Snider, Becky L. "Hodgson-Aid Mill." National Park Service - National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. February 12, 2002.
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