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The historic Anderson’s Mill along the North Tyger River in Spartanburg County, may date to the late eighteenth century, as water-powered grist mills were a vital economic tool in burgeoning communities during that time. However, the year the original mill was built on this property is uncertain, though a mill known as Tanner’s Mill was documented here in 1825 according to Robert Mills’ Atlas of the same year. According to the deed to the property, it then would have belonged to W.T. Tanner, who acquired it from David Tanner in 1822.

Anderson's Mill  Moore

Bill Fitzpatrick of Taylors, 2013 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

James Anderson became the owner of the property and its mill in 1831. The Products of Industry Census from 1850 through 1880 note an Anderson’s Mill here, grinding corn and wheat. Though the mill ceased operations in 1975, the current owners tranformed the property into recreational greenspace, even adding picnic tables. The mill is available for tours by appointment.

Anderson Mill

Thomas Moors of Simpsonville, 2014 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Anderson's Mill

Bill Fitzpatrick of Taylors, 2011 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Anderson’s Mill is listed in the National Register:

Anderson’s Mill is a good example of a water-powered gristmill, a once important element in the economy of eighteenth and nineteenth century piedmont South Carolina. Although the history of Anderson’s Mill may possibly begin in the late eighteenth century, the majority of the mill structure and its machinery are believed to date from the late nineteenth or early twentieth century. Located on the North Tyger River, Anderson’s Mill is a one-and-one-half story frame structure covered by corrugated tin siding. The structure features a low gable roof, with a projecting pent roof along the north façade. Fenestration is irregular. The eastern façade faces the river and features a metal water wheel that generates the power for the milling process. Water from the river is diverted through the wheel by a nearby lock and canal. The structure consists of a basement, main floor, and attic story. Milling machinery includes a feed mixer, self-rising mixer, scales, corn sheller, and a raised platform with a large millstone. The mill was operated commercially until 1975.

Anderson Mill in Moore, SC

Steven Faucette of Williamston, 2015 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Anderson Mill Panorama

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Anderson Mill in Spartanburg County

Steven Faucette of Williamston, 2015 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent


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Address: Anderson Mill Road, Moore, SC 29369
GPS Coordinates: 34.8841,-82.0117


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3 Comments about Anderson’s Mill

SCIWAYNo Gravatar says:
May 31st, 2017 at 5:35 pm

There is a website here about the restoration of the mill with a phone number and email address listed. They possibly have more information on how to get in touch with the owners or someone in charge. http://www.tygerriver.org/anderson-mill.php

John JarvisNo Gravatar says:
May 29th, 2017 at 11:47 pm

How does one gain legal access to take photographs of the mill?

Sarah B.No Gravatar says:
April 22nd, 2017 at 10:22 pm

Hey there, I was wondering if you might know of the current owner of the Anderson Mill or if you know of a person/place I can inquire about the owner. I would very much love to photograph the mill and the water surrounding it, but I don’t want to do so without permission first. Thank you so much!





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