Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Christmas lunch at the mill

Great time with the in-laws!

Great time with the in-laws!

Monday, May 11, 2009

Bennett High School 50th reunion at the mill

Bennett High School Class of 1959

Bennett School members of the Class of 1959 celebrated their 50th reunion at the “Old Bennett Feed Mill” on Saturday, May 2, 2009 with all but three members of the graduating class present.

Pictured in back row from left to right are Edison Powers, teacher, James (Jimmie) Caviness, Jr., Roby G. Kidd, Jr., Grady Garner and Richard Brown.

In middle row are Billy Joe Brady, Peggy McDaniel Allen, Gevena Shields Hicks, Snyder Mooneyhan, Shirley Brady Caviness, Harold Caviness, and Irene Cheek Davis.

Seated front row are Betty Caviness, teacher, Lola Hussey Kidd, Peggy Andrews Weaver, Nellie Moran Routh, and Jennie Harris Hunt.

Friday, September 19, 2008

Past Events

Open House

We had over 100 visitors at the first open house Dec 1, 2007

Darren Willett gave us the Bennett Milling Company sign that he rescued years earlier. Thanks Darren.

Olin Priest showing one of his amazing tiny carved guns.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Contact Information

Dwain Gullion
230 Liberty Drive
Bennett, NC 27208

History of the Mill

2005 - Gullions purchase the mill. It is across the road from the house where Heidi's Grandma and Grandpa Andrews lived (Glenn Andrews lives there now).

1990's - Michael Priest bought the last bag of feed in the 90's (information from Michael Priest)

1924 - Bud Routh drove the wagon down in 1924 when his dad Oscar moved to Bennett from Randolph County (information from Pearl Willett)

1915 - Balfour Routh built the feed mill around 1915 and sold it to Oscar Routh around 1924 (information from Lucy Pugh)

Bennett Mill

This website gathers and shares information about the history of the Bennett Feed Mill in Bennett, NC. I look forward to learning more about the history of Bennett, NC and meeting new folks along the way. Dwain Gullion