Hopkin’s Mill

Aka Conowingo Furnace

1768Jacob & Elizabeth Barr
1776Jacob Bear
1800Jonathan Good
1809Michael Withers built
Conowingo Furnace
1810John & George Withers
1828James Hopkins Sr. buys
Conowingo Furnace
1850First mill torn down
1861James M. Hopkins has a mill
at Conowingo Furnace
1866Conowingo Furnace ceases operations
1868James M. Hopkins built new mill
1899Jacob Tome estate
1969Used as a sawmill
19??Tanglewood Golf Course

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

Built1868
Structure4.5 Story Stone
Water SourceConowingo Creek
TownshipEast Drumore
TypeGrist, Flour, Saw
Head race1,000 feet
Tailrace1,000 feet
Dam Height6 feet
Power2 Turbines, 1 Overshot
Capacity8 bbls / day