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August 9, 2015

Cream of Barley Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

Filed under: Mill,Ontario — Tags: , , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am
Cream of Barley Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Cream of Barley Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

Timothy Soper built a gristmill in 1825 on Soper Creek in the present town of Bowmanville. It was purchased in 1886 by John MacKay, known as “The Barley King of Canada”. It burned in 1904 and was replaced with the present building.
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Ontario's Old Mills

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3 Comments »

  1. Looks like a neat place!

    Comment by Eden — January 24, 2012 @ 6:33 am

  2. […] Picnic celebrated the young artists in our midst, from toddlers to teens, at the former Cream of Barley Mill by Soper Creek Trail in Clarington. It was a day of outdoor arts, crafts, drama and music, […]

    Pingback by A Celebration Of Culture And Creativity :: Discovering Durham - everything around Durham Region — September 8, 2015 @ 3:39 pm

  3. Excellent!

    Comment by Harold — September 8, 2015 @ 9:44 pm

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