Prater's Mill

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Facility:Prater's Mill
Description:Prater's Mill's heritage runs back to the days of the Cherokee Indians. Built by Benjamin Franklin Prater in 1855, the water powered mill was originally fitted with the latest in grain cleaning, grinding and sifting machinery, all powered by the Coahulla Creek. During the Civil War, the mill was used as a campsite by soldiers from both sides. While occupied by the Union army, the mill was considered a valuable resource for food and was not destroyed.
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Address 1:5845 Georgia Highway 2
Address 2:
City:Dalton
State/Province:GA
Zip Code:30721
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Hours:Sat 9-6; Sun 9-5 Columbus Day Weekend each year
Admission:Adults $5; Children under 12 Free; free parking
Telephone:(706) 694-6455
Website:http://www.pratersmill.org/
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