While much of the property lays in ruins today, visitors can come see the remainder of the building and surrounding property and learn about the history associated with the mill. The mill is believed to be the tallest stone structure in the United States; a remarkable sight.
Origins of Chapman's Mill
Civil War arrives
"Ruined economically, physically and emotionally by the mill's wartime destruction, Chapman suffered a mental breakdown in 1862."
The mill is revived and burned down again
The mill ceased doing business in 1951.
|Earlier image of Chapman/Beverley Mill listed as 1937 (Credit: National Park Service)|
|This historic mill fell victim to fire in 1998, here a charred beam rests on a wheel.|
Visiting the Chapman/Beverley Mill
|The Beverley Store|
|This mill and store once prospered, but today remain as historic landmarks.|
|Chapman's Mill - a restoration in progress|