Spring Grove Mill

Joseph Oberholtzer built a mill in 1868 on the site of Spring Grove Forge. In c1868 Peter Zimmerman purchased Spring Grove Furnace and re-sold the water rights, dam, and 350 acres to Joseph Oberholtzer. In 1875 Joseph Oberholtzer owned the mill and in 1899 it was owned by P. Oberholtzer. In 1904 it was purchased by Weaver Horst and Peter Horst took over in 1929. Currently in fair condition and is used for storage.

The mill is located at 370-426 Spring Grove Road, East Earl, PA.

Built1868
Structure4.5 Story Stone
Water SourceConestoga River
TownshipEast Earl
TypeGrist
HeadraceNone
Tailrace1300 feet
Dam Height8 feet
Power2 Turbines
Capacity20 bbl / day