Lee and Gordon's Mills
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|O V E R V I E W|
|Facility:||Lee and Gordon's Mills|
|Description:||Three Gordon Brothers came to Crawfish Springs from Gwinnett County, Georgia, in 1836 (the town of Crawfish Springs became Chickamauga in the late 1890's). They each bought several acres of adjoining land. James Gordon bought the mill site from Leroy Holiway and built the grist mill with an attached store room (general store). The mill served as the first general store in Walker County. Gordon managed the mill until 1857, when he turned it over to his son-in-law, James Lee.
At the present time grinding is being done on one of the three original mills. Examples of all machinery used in building operations have been placed on display on the main floor, cleaned and repaired to their original operational condition. The dam has been restored to its original width and height which was a tremendous job by itself. After six years of continuous construction the facility is fully operational and welcomes your visit.
|A D D R E S S|
|Address 1:||217 Cove Road|
|V I S I T I N G I N F O|
|Hours:||Saturday 10 am - 6 pm|
|Admission:||Appears to be free|
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