Grove’s Mill

Exterior of the mill and the tail of the mill race

Exterior of the mill and the tailrace

I took a tour of Grove’s Mill yesterday. They said this is the oldest continuously operating water-powered mill in the United States.

Here are some pictures.

I added the mill and the millrace to OpenStreetMap.

[osm_map lat=”40.975″ lon=”-76.955″ zoom=”18″ width=”600″ height=”450″ ]

2 thoughts on “Grove’s Mill

  1. In the UK a man-made water course that is to feed to a water mill is called a leat. Maybe we need waterway=leat in OSM, though that will not render at the moment. Another way might be to use waterway=drain because that is man-made and add drain=leat as a descriptive tag. This will render and meet most data consumers’ needs but add extra detail too.

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