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Accession Number: 89-1067


Lang Mill Manual; Otonabee Region Conservation Authority / Shelagh Grant. -- Photocopied [between 1979 and 1989]. -- 1 item.

Biography / History

The Lang Mill Manual was created by Shelagh Grant for the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority as a history of the Mill at Lang Pioneer Village in Keene. Included in the manual is a brief history of Lang Village and the mill; a short description of the Millowner, Thomas Short; a description of the buildings and the dam; a description of the workings of the mill including water power and the production of flour and oatmeal; and a description and short history of Red Fife Wheat. There is also a chronology of the history of the mill; a list of developments at the mill; a plot plan of the land owned with the mill; a survey of Allandale and a general history of early flour mills in Upper Canada. A list of sources is located at the back of the manual indicating that a number of primary and secondary sources were used.

Custodial History

This item was created by and in the custody of Shelagh Grant before it was donated to the Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This item is a photocopy of the rough draft of the Lang Mill Manual prepared by Shelagh Grant for the Otonabee Conservation Authority.


This item was donated by Shelagh Grant.

Original located with the Otonabee Conservation Authority.

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