Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Rio Mill

Marker ID: THC 3A 165
Location: on S Front St north of NW Broad St., Murfreesboro, TN
County: Rutherford
Coordinates: N 35° 50.764    W 086° 23.714
  35.84606666    -86.39523333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM8YX


In 1855, W. S. Huggins & Company built a four-story brick mill building on this site. It was powered by two twenty-five horsepower engines with capacity of 200 barrels of flour per day. In 1860, Williams Spence bought the mill. Both the Confederate and th