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Simpsonville Mill, West side of Cedar Lane at Guilford Road, Columbia, Howard County, MD

Simpsonville Mill, West side of Cedar Lane at Guilford Road, Columbia, Howard County, MD

 
 
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Summary

Significance: Simpsonville Mill is significant as a surviving eighteenth century mill with associated features. The Simpsonville Mill was an important local industry in Howard County, and its history reflects the changing economy of the County. It is unusual in its function as both a textile and a grist mill during the nineteenth century. The mill is also locally significant because of its associations with Owings and Simpson families and its role as the commercial center of the hamlet of Simpsonville.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N391
Survey number: HAER MD-91

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Date

1969 - 1980
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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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Location

Columbia Hills39.16298, -76.82825
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Source

Library of Congress
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