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Pierce Mill, Tilden Street & Beach Drive Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC



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Item Title


Location
Tilden Street & Beach Drive Northwest, Washington, DC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS DC-22
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-117).
Building/structure dates: 1820 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1897
Building/structure dates: 1935 subsequent work
Significance: Pierce Mill was erected in 1829 on the West Bank of Rock Creek by millwright and farmer, Isaac Pierce, and stonemason, Abner Pierce. The milling industry along rock creek was beginning to expand at this time. Today, Pierce Mill is located near the intersection of Tilden and park roads in Rock Creek Park. It is the only extant grist mill I Washington, D.C., as well as an outstanding example of vernacular stone construction...

Subjects
Mills
Flour Mills
Teahouses


Related Names
Pierce, Isaac


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Albert S. Burns, Photographer C. 1934, 1935 COPY OF PRINT LOANED BY MR. POLLEN JEWETT, NYACK, N.Y. TAKEN ABOUT 1900 VIEW ACROSS ROCK CREEK
3. Historic American Buildings Survey T. T. Waterman, Photographer c. 1935 GENERAL VIEW (Before Restoration)
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Albert S. Burns Photographer c. 1934-35 PIERCE MILL (Before restoration)
5. Historic American Buildings Survey Albert S. Burns Photographer c. 1934-35 CREEK SIDE BEFORE RESTORATION
6. Historic American Buildings Survey A. S. Burns, Photographer October 7, 1935. VIEW FROM NORTHWEST - During Restoration
7. Historic American Buildings Survey Albert S. Burns, Photographer C. 1934, 1935. CREEK SIDE DURING RESTORATION
8. Historic American Buildings Survey John O. Brostrup, Photographer November 25, 1936 10:45 A. M. VIEW FROM FRONT (EAST?) - After Restoration
9. Historic American Buildings Survey John O. Brostrup, Photographer November 25, 1936 11:25 A. M. DETAIL OF STONE WORK AND WINDOWS, SOUTH ELEVATION. - After Restoration
10. Historic American Buildings Survey John O. Brostrup, Photographer November 25, 1936 11:10 A. M. VIEW FROM NORTHEAST - After Restoration
11. Historic American Buildings Survey John O. Brostrup, Photographer November 25,1936 10:00 A. M. VIEW FROM REAR (EAST?). - After Restoration
12. Historic American Buildings Survey John O. Brostrup, Photographer November 25,1936 10:30 A. M. VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST? - After Restoration
13. Historic American Buildings Survey Albert S. Burns, Photographer C. 1934 - 1935 WHEEL PIT UNDER RESTORATION
14. Historic American Buildings Survey John O. Brostrup, Photographer November 25, 1936 10:55 A. M. DETAIL OF WATER WHEEL (Modern Restoration)
15. Historic American Buildings Survey Albert S. Burns Photographer C. 1934-35 MILL RACE
16. Historic American Buildings Survey Albert S. Burns Photographer C. 1934-35 MILL RACE
17. Historic American Buildings Survey Albert S. Burns, Photographer C. 1934, 1935
18. Historic American Buildings Survey Albert S. Burns, Photographer c. 1934-35 RECONSTRUCTED MILL RACE
19. Historic American Buildings Survey E. A. Shuster, Jr., Photographer (U.S. Geological Survey) September 4, 1899 copy PIERCE MILL DAM
20. Historic American Buildings Survey Reproduction of Print Loaned by Mr. Pollen Jewett, Nyack, New York. Taken about 1900. copy PIERCE MILL DAM FROM VICINITY OF MILL
21. Historic American Buildings Survey John O. Brostrup, Photographer November 25, 1936 11:30 A. M. VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST
22. Historic American Buildings Survey November 25, 1936 November 25,1936 11:40 A. M. VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST
23. Historic American Buildings Survey John O. Brostrup, Photographer November 25, 1936 11:50 A. M. VIEW FROM EAST
Perspective view
Perspective view (duplicate of HABS No. DC-22-24)


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