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George Washington's Gristmill


Join the Bobblehead George crew for a look at George Washington's Gristmill.  
In 1770-1771, George Washington constructed a new merchant gristmill on his Dogue Run Farm. The gristmill was critical to his business plan for Mount Vernon, grinding wheat and corn to produce a variety of products including flour and cornmeal, for use on the plantation and for sale.  In this Lesson on the Road you will learn about:

The fourth floor of George Washington's Gristmill

The Hopper Boy invented by Oliver Evans

The third floor of George Washington's Gristmill

The grinding stones on the second floor of the gristmill

The water wheel on the first floor of the gristmill

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