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This photo was taken at the Old Mill of Guilford in Oak Ridge, NC. It was sitting propped up against the original front porch of the mill. Covered with the rust of time, I decided to shoot this image to remind us of a time when corn, wheat and other grains was stone ground for our food needs. This is one of my favorite places to visit and look for interesting historical items to photograph. Texture and artwork were used with this image.
The Old Mill of Guilford was founded in North Carolina on Beaver Creek in 1767 to grind grain for the early settlers of what is now Guilford County. Today, the mill continues to produce all-natural, stone-ground, whole grain foods, just as it has for over 240 years.
On February 10, 1781, during the Revolutionary War, British troops under General Cornwallis marched past the mil...