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Round Top Cement Mill--Potomac River Guide

Round Top Cement Mill Historic Site. Remains of a large cement mill along the C&O Canal. The mill supplied cement used to build the U.S. Capitol dome. During the Civil War, the cement works were Hancock's largest employer, providing jobs for 100 people. The mill suffered from numerous fires until a final blaze in 1903 shuttered the doors for good.

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Round Top Cement Mill Historical Marker

The mill, which was powered by a 16 foot water wheel and eight coal fired kilns, produced 2200 barrels of hydraulic cement per week. The raw materials for the mill were mined from the adjacent limestone caves. At its peak production, the Round Top Mill employed 100 workers and was a prominent Washington County business.

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Round Top Cement Mill Historical Marker

Across the canal bed are the remains of the once prosperous Round Top Cement Mill. The abundance of high calcium limestone drew cement manufacturers to this area in 1838. (A historical marker located near Hancock in Washington County, Maryland.)

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The Round Top Cement Mill Ruins and How to Get …

2017-6-25 · On this, my second attempt, I finally find the historical Round Top Cement Mill on the C&O canal! In this video I explore the ruins, talk a little about the mill's history, pay a visit to the rock ...

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