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WHITE'S OLD MILL

The Bentleyville Grist Mill was built by Sheshbazzar Bentley one hundred years ago and he operated it for fifty years as a water power mill. He then sold it to Isaac Newkirk who installed steam power and operated it for five years and then sold it in 1871 to John J. White who installed the roller process and operated it till torn down in 1914.

Source: Bentleyville Centennial, or, Old Home Week, Historical Program, July 2-6, 1916

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