Sunny Day Over Clifton Mill No. 1Clifton Mill, Clifton Ohio, is one of the largest water-powered grist mills still in existence. Located in Greene County Ohio, the mill serves as a nostalgic reminder of the 19th century. The mill was first built by Owen Davis and powered by waters from the Little Miami River. On this perfect Ohio day, the mill’s red pain, surrounding lush green vegetation and blue skies form a rustic scene.
Ohio’s geology provide opportunity for settlers to construct water-powered mills. The Great Miami River and its many tributaries offered pioneers a means to produce staples for 19th Century life. Today, these local landmarks represent community pride and serve as perfect subjects for hospitality art and healthcare art.
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