Gully Mill

S.R. 1839, Fayetteville, North Carolina

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Photo taken by John Reidy

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 7, 1983
Reference number
83001854
Areas of significance
Industry; Agriculture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Animal facility; Manufacturing facility; Warehouse
Current functions
Manufacturing facility; Warehouse; Agricultural outbuildings
Period of significance
1900-1924
Significant year
ca. 1900
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 4

Update Log 

  • February 16, 2015: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • October 25, 2010: New photos from John Reidy

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Gully Mill
Posted December 24, 2018, by Frank (dpaklod [at] gmail [dot] com)

Very nice pictures John. It's amazing how they also did the restore of the MILL as well.

Gully Mill
Posted December 23, 2018, by John W (garand [at] bellsouth [dot] net)

here is a picture I took of the stone that says mr dees 1972

when i took my mom back to gully mill , it was very run down then and i took a ton of photos

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Gully Mill
Posted December 23, 2018, by John W (garand [at] bellsouth [dot] net)

Smiley Burnett was kind of famous side kick of Gene Autry

he used to write songs and sell them to Gene Autry .

He had dinner there at the gully mill with my grandparents and grandmother grandfather and mom , he said he loved my grandmothers cooking fried chicken and iced tea , and i can tell you i ate a lot of my grandmothers cooking growing up and he was correct!!

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Gully Mill
Posted December 23, 2018, by John W (garand [at] bellsouth [dot] net)

forgot to attach final picture

goodbye all ,thank you

john weaver

7865109001 phone

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Gully Mill
Posted December 23, 2018, by John W (garand [at] bellsouth [dot] net)

here is the photo of my mom holding her cat in fron of the gully mill truck , it says founded 1812 on the truck , it took a lot of time to upload these and find all these pics scattered on my old computer , i have them all backed up and the originals , its been my pleasur , i loved my grandparents and parents a lot , it was a simpler time back then , i loved all my moms stories aboout the mill and my grandfather hunting with his bird dogs , she used to tell me the names of the dogs

cant remember , i hope and prey and i believe i will see them all again .

Gully Mill
Posted December 23, 2018, by John W (garand [at] bellsouth [dot] net)

my grandparents owned and operated the mill before your grandparents , I attached a pdf file that shows the history of the owners , they owned it before Mr Dees , I was lucky enough to bring my mother back there to see the mill before they renovated it , I took tons of pictures in its very run down situation , I have very many pictures of that , me standing in front of wheel just like my grandfather many years before,

I dont see the big water wheel in the new restored pictures.

all the photos I uploaded I have the origanals very big and glossy origanals ,from my family , my mom is gone now god bless her and my younger brother passed , I am all alone now

58 years old but I like my history and I still have all the familys history

oh well enough said

Gully Mill
Posted December 23, 2018, by John W (garand [at] bellsouth [dot] net)

I have one more picture of my mom standing in front of the gully mill truck as a baby girl , if you look at one of the pictures i posted lower left you can see her tricycle.

Norman loyd lucas was my grand father he supplied fort bragg and local area with corn meal, my mom once hid in his truck and went on deliverys with him and he didnt know it , my grandmother was a good cook and a famous actor had dinner there , he loved her fried chicken and iced tea his name was smiley burnett

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Gully Mill
Posted December 23, 2018, by John W (garand [at] bellsouth [dot] net)

More Pics

When my grandfather owned and operated the mill

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Gully Mill
Posted December 23, 2018, by john w. (garand [at] bellsouth [dot] net)

I will post more pics I have a lot

contact me

Gully Mill
Posted December 23, 2018, by John W (garand [at] bellsouth [dot] net)

Norman Loyd Lucas my grandfather on my moms side my mom and grandmother and grandfather owned and lived there 1928-1943

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Gully Mill
Posted June 11, 2015, by MK Parise (MK Parise)

Would love to know when you grandparents owned the mill. My grandparents owned it as well. Most likely before yours. My grandfathers name was on the building.

Frank L Dees

Gully Mill
Posted December 31, 2014, by John W. (garand [at] bellsouth [dot] net)

I have some very nice old historic photos of the gully mill circa 1935 ... showing the old mill and my grandfather Norman Lloyd Lucas who owned and operated the mill for about 20 years .

Gully Mill
Posted November 27, 2014, by john w. (garand [at] bellsouth [dot] net)

i have some good pics of the old mill from way back

Gully Mill
Posted November 27, 2014, by John W. (garand [at] bellsouth [dot] net)

very happy to see the gully mill restored , took my mom to fayetteville north carolina for a family reunion a few years back , before it was rebuilt , it was very run down when we visited it , my mom lived there for many years at the gully mill he father and mother , my grandfather and grandmother owned it for approx. 20 years , my grandfathers name was norman lloyd lucas