Hershey Mill

363 Hershey Mill Drive, Mountville, PA

(Lord 35-15) Built in 1810 by Jacob Hershey. Abraham Hershey owned the mill from 1814 to 1822. Benjamin J. Hershey was the owner in 1830, Jacob R. Hershey in 1860 and in 1919 it was David J. Hershey. The mill was owned in 1864 by B. Hershey, by Ben. Hershey in 1875, and by J. R. Hershey in 1899. It closed in 1930.

Builtc1814
Structure3.5 Story Stone
Water SourceWest Branch of
Little Conestoga
TownshipManor
TypeGrist
Headrace500 feet
Tailrace500 feet
Dam Height12 feet
PowerOvershot Wheel
Capacity35 bbl / day