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Boteler’s Mill/Potomac Mill C&O Canal Trust

2022-1-11  Boteler’s Mill/Potomac Mill. Dating back to 1826, Boteler's Mill, also known as Potomac Mill, is on the shore of the Potomac River in eastern Jefferson County, West Virginia, half a mile below Shepherdstown. Named after Dr. Henry Boteler, the mill was one of a handful that produced hydraulic cement for the construction of the C&O Canal.

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Grinding cement was hard on the stones used for grain so, in July 1829, Boteler and Reynolds contracted an addition to the mill and ordered two new sets of

October 21, 2015: Boteler's Cement Mill, by Dr. Karen Gray

Boteler’s Cement Mill. Dr. Karen Gray, who has been studying the C&O Canal and nearby areas for 40 years, will give an illustrated talk on the historic Boteler Cement Mill near Shepherdstown as part of the Historic Shepherdstown Speakers Series.

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2017-1-12  Potomac Mills/Boteler’s Cement Mill Physical Description: The site of the Potomac Mills, also known as Boteler’s Cement Mill, is located in eastern Jefferson County, West Virginia, a half mile below Shepherdstown. The property, owned by the Jefferson County Historic Landmarks Commission, is bisected by River Road and adjoins the Potomac River.

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The mill produced the cement that was used extensively in the early construction of the canal. According to Thomas Hahn & Emory L. Kemp’s Cement Mills Along the Potomac River,Boteler’s Mill was build prior to 1828 and was originally supposed to be a “Local Merchant Mill” (grist mill) built by Dr. Henry Boteler and George Reynolds.

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2017-10-16  Boteler’s son, Alexander Boteler, purchased the mill complex on 12 acres for $15,000 and continued operations as Potomac Mills, advertising cement and grain products in the Shepherdstown newspaper through the 1850s. The battery of six kilns today, built 1829-1830. JEFFERSON COUNTY HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION, 2017. CROSS-SECTION

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The 1992 Field School was funded under the 1992 IHTIA work plan. The students recorded the Boteler Cement Mill ruins, near Shepherdstown, WV and Virginius Island ruins at Harpers Ferry, WV with measured drawings and large-format photographs. Additionally, the students prepared a draft National Register Nomination for the Boteler Cement Mill.

FOSR: The Warehouse Historic Shepherdstown

Just down river was Boteler’s Cement Mill. During the Civil War, it was the site of the Battle of the Cement Mill. When the business was rebuilt on a smaller scale, historians believe that cement was stored in the Mecklenburg Tobacco Warehouse. Hydraulic cement was used in building many of the structures along the C&O Canal.

The Shepherdstown Cement Mill Jefferson

Grinding cement was hard on the stones used for grain so, in July 1829, Boteler and Reynolds contracted an addition to the mill and ordered two new sets of buhr stones from Baltimore. Work was done that summer on the mill dam to make

October 21, 2015: Boteler's Cement Mill, by Dr. Karen Gray

Boteler’s Cement Mill. Dr. Karen Gray, who has been studying the C&O Canal and nearby areas for 40 years, will give an illustrated talk on the historic Boteler Cement Mill near Shepherdstown as part of the Historic Shepherdstown Speakers Series.

Collection: Institute for the History of Technology and

The 1992 Field School was funded under the 1992 IHTIA work plan. The students recorded the Boteler Cement Mill ruins, near Shepherdstown, WV and Virginius Island ruins at Harpers Ferry, WV with measured drawings and large-format photographs. Additionally, the students prepared a draft National Register Nomination for the Boteler Cement Mill.

Battle of Boteler's Ford Historical Marker

2020-10-11  On September 20, 1862, following the battle of Antietam, a small Union force under Maj. Charles Lovell engaged Confederates under Gen. A.P. Hill at this Potomac River ford, ending Maryland Campaign of Gen. R.E. Lee. 118th Pennsylvania had heavy losses at Boteler's Ford, though some soldiers took shelter in old cement mill.

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2014-2-5  The Potomac Mills, established by Henry Boteler and George Reynolds, was initially a merchant grain mill, but added a cement mill and processing complex by 1829 primarily to meet the C&O Canal construction need for hydraulic cement. Potomac Mills cement was also used in Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) Railroad construction projects as well as many

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The water from the Potomac Mill (also known as Boteler’s Mill) dam allowed boats to leave the canal at the Shepherdstown River Lock and cross the river to Shepherdstown to load up with grain and flour from Shepherd’s Mill, cement from the Potomac Cement Mill, and cattle and other farm products from the region.

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A third river lock across from Shepherdstown, facilitated the shipping of hydraulic cement from the Boteler mill below the town, as well as agricultural and other products shipped from Shepherdstown’s wharfs. Upstream from Dams 4 and 5 the canal was interrupted by rocky ridges rising steeply from the river. To avoid the expense of blasting

Tonoloway Aqueduct C&O Canal Trust

2022-1-12  Cement for the aqueduct came from Captain Hook’s mill but during a water shortage in the summer of 1837, cement was imported from Boteler’s Mill and Baltimore. Having trouble pronouncing Tonoloway? In the 1700s, surveyors often

118th Pennsylvania Infantry Historical Marker

2020-10-11  Remains of the dam at Boteler's Cement Mill. Looking across the Potomac River to Maryland. 2. History of the 118th Pennsylvannia "Corn Exchange" Regiment. (Submitted on August 1, 2007, by Craig Swain of

Shepherdstown Battlefield

2017-2-2  river. Others sought refuge in the nearby cement mill and kilns. Soon blue-coated bodies floated on the river as men of the 118th were shot while attempting to get back to the Maryland shore. The battle lasted less than an hour and the Confederates withdrew to escape the wrath of Union artillery fire from across the river.

National Register Properties in Maryland

2014-2-5  The Potomac Mills, established by Henry Boteler and George Reynolds, was initially a merchant grain mill, but added a cement mill and processing complex by 1829 primarily to meet the C&O Canal construction need for hydraulic cement. Potomac Mills cement was also used in Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) Railroad construction projects as well as many

cement mill shepherdstown wv

2019-1-4  Since 2021, the Cement Mill site, also known as "Boteler's Mill" has been a central project for. Get Price. Wading into history A Shepherdstownjohn banks. I was also familiar with the nearby ruins of the cement mill, often mentioned in battle accounts, but otherwise my knowledge of what happened there in late-summer 1862 was limited. So when an

99 Places Every Antietam Battlefield Guide Should Know

2021-12-26  Boteler's Cement Mill; Elmwood Cemetery; Henry Kyd Douglas grave and Hagerstown residence; Stetson marker; Ferry Hill; Boteler’s, Blackford’s, Packhorse, and Shepherdstown Ford; The Bushes; Nine Standing Cannon Tube Monument base; Mt. Airy; Rose Hill Cemetery; O.T. Reilly's first store, grave, site of his marriage; Reno Post #4 site

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The water from the Potomac Mill (also known as Boteler’s Mill) dam allowed boats to leave the canal at the Shepherdstown River Lock and cross the river to Shepherdstown to load up with grain and flour from Shepherd’s Mill, cement from the Potomac Cement Mill, and cattle and other farm products from the region.

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A third river lock across from Shepherdstown, facilitated the shipping of hydraulic cement from the Boteler mill below the town, as well as agricultural and other products shipped from Shepherdstown’s wharfs. Upstream from Dams 4 and 5 the canal was interrupted by rocky ridges rising steeply from the river. To avoid the expense of blasting

Tonoloway Aqueduct C&O Canal Trust

2022-1-12  Cement for the aqueduct came from Captain Hook’s mill but during a water shortage in the summer of 1837, cement was imported from Boteler’s Mill and Baltimore. Having trouble pronouncing Tonoloway? In the 1700s, surveyors often

118th Pennsylvania Infantry Historical Marker

2020-10-11  Remains of the dam at Boteler's Cement Mill. Looking across the Potomac River to Maryland. 2. History of the 118th Pennsylvannia "Corn Exchange" Regiment. (Submitted on August 1, 2007, by Craig Swain of

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2021-4-28  The mill's proximity to Boteler's Ford would therefore put it in a precarious position. The cement mill also offered protection for Confederate soldiers firing at their enemy on the Maryland side of the river, and so the 13th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers burned the

cement plant classifier animation

Cement mills and raw mills for high throughput rates. Gases (air or hot gas) flow through this nozzle ring, take up the ground and dried material and convey it to the classifier where it is separated by the rotating wheel (rotor) into grits and fines. The grits fall back into the grinding zone whereas the fines leave the classifier with the gas

Shepherdstown Battlefield

2017-2-2  river. Others sought refuge in the nearby cement mill and kilns. Soon blue-coated bodies floated on the river as men of the 118th were shot while attempting to get back to the Maryland shore. The battle lasted less than an hour and the Confederates withdrew to escape the wrath of Union artillery fire from across the river.