Brownstown Mill

(Lord 58-02) There may have been an early, c1730, log mill built by Wenger at this site. The second was a stone mill built in 1750 by Holtzborn and in 1811 John Wolf became the owner. The larger, third mill was built in 1856 by Jacob and Lavina Wolf . In 1864, 1875, and 1899 the mill was owned by Joel Wenger. The mill closed in 1929. The mill is currently in use as a residence.

Built1856
Structure3.5 Story Stone
Water SourceConestoga
TownshipUpper Leacock
TypeGrist
Headrace750 feet
Tailrace150 feet
Dam Height5 feet
Power2 turbines
Capacity75 bbl /day