Edisonville Mill

1350 Village Road, Strasburg, PA

(Lord 52-02) John Herr owned a saw mill on this site in 1759. On April 6, 1769, John Herr and wife conveyed to their son, Abraham Herr a grist and saw mill. He held it until his death in 1800, when it came into the hands of his son, John Herr, and who died in 1822 after he had started to build a new mill. His son, Samuel Herr and wife, Fannie, completed building the new mill in 1822. He held it until 1836 when he died without issue, leaving a widow, Fannie, who owned it until 1839 when she married Henry Herr. On March 30, 1860 Henry Herr and wife conveyed it to Daniel K. Herr who on April 1, 1874 conveyed it to B. D. Moyer. In 1899 it was owned by E. Neff. The date stone on the west gable has been mutilated and the date on the sign is incorrect. In 1969 it was the Eagle Gun Museum and currently stands vacant.

Builtc1822
Structure3.5 Story Stone
Water SourcePequea Creek
TownshipStrasburg
TypeGrist
Headrace2600 feet
Tailrace50 feet
Dam Height7 feet
PowerOvershot Wheel
Capacity8 bbl / day