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Chickens at the Mill??

June 6, 2015

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Renee Gendreau writing for the New Castle News in 11/7/1989 says: In the Summer of 1988, Bill Stump and Eugene “Twig” Terwilliger were the proud owners of a grist mill in Emlenton filled with such things as 200 gallons of rotted molasses with rats embalmed in it, pigeons, moldy grain, cobwebs and chickens. This summer, the Old Emlenton Mill Co. opened as a five story history book of shops featuring everything from hand painted replicas of the Mill and Victorian band boxes filled with candles, soaps and coffee to Radison canoes and small wooden furniture. “Bill’s still cleaning the place” said Martha Stump, Bill’s wife who helps with the “fun stuff” – public relations, tours and renting spaces. “The Mill’s like a hungry baby”. Terwilliger, Venango county’s last miller, met Stump, who also runs Calibration Services in Edinburg, as a customer of Twig’s Old Time Hardware Store, located next to the Mill.

Source: The New Castle News 11/7/1989

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