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Marker Details

Title, side A
Bradford
Title, side B
Blank
Address
NE corner of N Miami Ave/OH 721 and School Street
Bradford, 45308
Location
Bradford Y-Yard Park
Latitude
40.1309500
Longitude
-84.4307170
Subjects
Belpre, Mills

Picture Details

Title
Devol's Floating Mill
Caption
Devol's Floating Mill in Belpre. In 1791, Captain Jonathan Devol, upon a proposal from Griffin Greene, designed and built a floating grain mill, which was erected on two boats and anchored within several yards of the Ohio River shore (AL06825).