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Wooster Digital History Project

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  • Tags: Mills

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The Creston Milling Company was established in 1882. The mill was five stories high and was located on the south side of West Erie Street, extending to the Erie Railroad. The company manufactured roller-process flour and had a capacity of 175 barrels…


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 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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