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Wooster Digital History Project

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  • Tags: Early Businesses

A Bob Evans Restaurant replaced the historic old mill that once stood near the Oak Hill Cemetery signalling the symbolic end of mills in Wooster, which were once a major feature of the local economy.

This map shows the growing number of families who settled in Wooster by 1826 and includes some familiar names of early wealthy landowners such as Larwill, Bever, and Quinby.

This advertisement for a local mill showcases the common services that mills such as the Stibbs Mill in Wooster would have offered, such as providing families with flour to make bread.
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