SLABTOWN WATER MILL

About three miles from the head waters of Back Creek, East through Back Creek Valley and where 636 crosses, there was what once was known as Slabtown branch where there was an old building foundation of an old home that was used to make flour, corn meal and buckwheat flour. It was known as the Slabtown Water Mill. The mill's name came from the shape of the rocks that it was built with, also from the wood shape material the water dam was made from. The old mill was last operated by a man named GUNN. Later Back Creek farmers took their wheat, corn and buckwheat to the Pulaski Mill.

Source: SW Times, 1988



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