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Marilyn Smith — A Tale or Two: Fair Grove’s mill

Posted 1/18/23

Like I said last week, the mill was built for Joseph W. Hine and John Frederick Boegel, in 1883. Then Joseph Roland Hine took over his father’s involvement with the mill in the late 1890s. John Boegel was 35 years old when he and Joseph Hine founded the mill. Joseph Hine passed away in 1928. John Boegel was also a successful farmer, but kept working at the mill until he retired.

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