CHILES MILL

Historical Landmark

Description:
Joseph Ballinger Chiles, who first came to California in 1841, erected the mill on Rancho Catacula 1845-56. The first American flour mill in Northern California, it was still in use in the 1880s. Chiles served as a vice president of the Society of California Pioneers, 1850-53.


Registration Date: 1/27/1956

Location:
City: St. Helena
County: Napa

Directions:
SW corner on hillside, Chiles and Pope Rd and Lower Chiles Valley Rd, 3.6 mi N on Hwy 128, St. Helena
CHILES MILL



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