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Benson Grist Mill, Salt Lake City

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Benson Grist Mill is a restoration-replica museum located in Tooele County, Utah in the western United States, which allows visitors to see the inner workings of a latter-nineteenth-century pioneer gristmill. It has four other historic (nineteenth-century) buildings which have been moved onto the site, as well as four ancillary structures, including an open-air pavilion. It covers 6.98 acres (2.82 hectare) along State Highway 138, 0.8 mile southwest of the intersection of the Road with State Highway 36 (known as Mills Junction). The museum is owned and operated by a division of Tooele County.
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  • We went to the historical park - Benson Grist Mill. Its in Tooele. The mill has an interesting history to hear about. The mill was started in 1854 when Mormon Church Leader Brigham Young requested.....  more
    We went to the historical park - Benson Grist Mill. Its in Tooele. The mill has an interesting history to hear about. The mill was started in 1854 when Mormon Church Leader Brigham Young requested.....  more »
  • The home of the Benson Gristmill. Historic restoration of early L.D.S. (Mormon) settlers to the Tooele Valley Nice short drive from Salt Lake on the freeway (I-80) 
    The home of the Benson Gristmill. Historic restoration of early L.D.S. (Mormon) settlers to the Tooele Valley Nice short drive from Salt Lake on the freeway (I-80)  more »
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  • The site is very beautiful and has a lot of history. I would recommend to go there with the family for a fun day trip
  • The fall festival is always fun and there is a big parking lot which is really nice

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