Hopkin’s Mill

Aka Conowingo Furnace

This mill is located at 600 Scotland Road, Quarryville, PA.

Timeline

1768Jacob and Elizabeth Barr
1776Jacob Bear
1800Jonathan Good
18501st mill torn down
1861James M. Hopkins has a mill at
Conowingo Furnace
1868James M. Hopkins built new mill
1899Jacob Tome estate
1969Operated as a sawmill
2022Maintenance office for Tanglewood
Golf Course

Details

Built1868
Structure4.5 Story Stone (40×60)
Water SourceConowingo Creek
TownshipEast Drumore
TypeGrist, Flour, Saw
Head race1000 feet
Tailrace1000 feet
Dam Height6 feet
Power2 Turbines, 1 Overshot
Capacity8 bbls / day
Coordinates39.858890, -76.201127