"On Sunday night about 9 o'clock fire took place at Lusby's Mill. We have no particulars, but learn that Acree & Kinman's store house, the Masonic Hall, and a Carding machine, all were burned up. The light was seen at Squire Long's on Twin, sixteen miles off, to the west." The Carrollton Democrat, September 3, 1870
An 1862 Civil War report
Lusby's bridge burns,
Lusby's Mill, c. 1883
In January 1948, the Lusby's Mill's Homemakers published a
history of the place.
Mrs. Orville Jones wrote on Lusby's Mill's Stores and Storekeepers, here, (pdf), and its churches here (pdf),
and Mrs. Oren Cobb wrote on the Mill and the community, here. (pdf)
Lusby’s Mill was
originally called Cobbs Station, later Cobbs Mill. The water mill
at Cobbs Mill was built for William Jones, but named for his
father-in-law, Samuel Cobb, a revolutionary War veteran from South
Carolina. Around 1852 John H Lusby, or perhaps his brother William
H, acquired the mill, and re-named it Lusby’s Mill.
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