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Jerusalem Mill

The five story mill, built by Isaiah Linton, millwright, and David Lee, owner. It was begun in 1769 and finished in 1772. It is located along the "Little Falls of the Gunpowder." Flour under the label "White Silk" was shipped locally, and around the world from Joppatown and Baltimore. It was known as Lee's Merchant Mill until the 1870s, and it was one of the largest mills in Maryland. It was used as a mill until 1961.
Photographed by Elizabeth Wright Penski "Betty" in June 1984


Jerusalem Mill was bought by the State of Maryland in 1961, but was not maintained until citizen pressure prevailed in the 1990s (For details buy: Shagena, J.L., Jerusalem, A Preserved Mill Village, Jake L. Shagena Jr., 2005). Photographed by Elizabeth Wright Penski "Betty" in February 1985


Jerusalem Mill, Photographed in 2001


Jerusalem Mill, Photographed in December 2002

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