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George Washington erected a large stone gristmill in 1771 to increase production of flour and cornmeal. A hired white miller, assisted by enslaved millers, ground more than 275,000 pounds of...
George Washington's merchant milling business was an important part of his Mount Vernon economy. Learn more about the gristmill and its role.
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