Highland Mill

Aka Bechtel’s Mill

1777Samuel Harnish (Oil Mill)
1820Jacob Blank
1822Jacob Bechtel
1840Rebuilt as a grist mill
1864William Bechtel
1889Samuel Binkley
1901Monroe Noll
c1910Michael Fisher
1914Monroe Noll
1992Ned and Gwen Foltz
2023Bobbie Jean, LLC

Ned and Gwen Foltz renovated the mill into a home. Ned Foltz was a former art teacher and is a well-known artist and maker of pottery. The mill was featured in the November 1995 edition of Country Living Magazine. You can find Ned Foltz pottery on his website at https://foltzpottery.com/.  

The mill is located at 1700 Texter Mountain Road, Reinholds, PA.

Structure2 Story Stone
Water SourceHarnish Run
TownshipWest Cocalico
Headrace1,500 Feet
Tailrace300 Feet
Dam Height4 Feet
Power1 Turbine, 1 Overshot
Capacity8 bbl Flour/day