Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Dorn's Mill

Marker ID: SCHM 33-9
Location: In McCormick on SC 28, at intersection with Roads 11 and 32
County: McCormick
Coordinates: N 33° 54.778    W 082° 17.837
  33.912967    -82.297283
Style: Free Standing **
Status: The marking is missing.


Built ca.1899, this steam-powered mill employed a milling process pioneered earlier by inventor Oliver Evans, which virtually eliminated manual labor. Finrt known as the McCormick Enterprise Ginnery, the mill became the Dorn-Finley Co. in 1917, its purpose "to operate, conduct and carryon an oil mill, cotton gin and grist mill." Dorn´s Mill closed in the 1940s.

Erected by the McCormick County Historical Commission - 1983


Two sided - Dorn Gold Mine