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Historic mill at Morgantown, W.Va., attracting visitors in summer


​​EASTON, W.Va. — Hidden in a small wooded valley within the busy municipality of Morgantown, West Virginia, the historic steam-powered Easton Roller Mill roars to life on summer Sundays, attracting the attention of all who enjoy gears and pulleys.

The mill, which served as a grist mill and lumber mill, was restored by the Monongalia County Historical Society, which sponsors tours of the building on the last Sunday of June, July, August, and September.

Author S. Allen Chambers Jr. wrote in Buildings of West Virginia, part of the "Buildings of the United States" series sponsored by the Society of Architectural Historians, that the mill beautifully recalls America's industrial past while baffling visitors with its complexity.

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