History of Milling Thesis

While studying at NCSU, Leslie Hawkins Meadows wrote a master’s thesis entitled I am History, Don’t Destroy Please: Three Gristmills and their Communities in Wake County, North Carolina. This thesis includes information and interior photographs of Yates Mill. The research paper is broken into multiple chapters.


Chapter 1: The Custom Mill, Its Community, and Its Significance

Chapter 2: The Last Mill Standing: Yates Mill

Chapter 3: Mills and Their Communities: Lassiter Mill and the Mill at Lake Myra