Created By: The History Center in Tompkins County
There were mills at Ithaca Falls on Fall Creek as early as 1813. Jeremiah Beebe bought a flour mill there in 1827 from Phineas Bennett. Beebe ran it until 1830, when he had it overhauled and hired Ezra Cornell to take over the operations.
This point of interest is part of the tour: Ezra Cornell Historic Tour
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