Stormont Mill and Babylon

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)

STORMONT MILL   (aka BABYLON MILL)

Babylon, Utah

LOCATION

From Old Highway 91 just north of Leeds, go south on the Babylon Road about seven miles to the Virgin River.

37° 11' 34.09" North Latitude,   113° 21' 9.96" West Longitude


HISTORY

The Stormont Mill was established on the Virgin River in the early 1870s. The Mormons referred to the Stormont Mill as the Babylon Mill. The mine and mill were closed in 1887.


PHOTOS

Stormont Mill and Babylon
Old Stormont Mill and the town of Babylon

Ruins of the old Stormont Mill
WCHS-00682     Ruins of the old Stormont Mill
        Ruins of the old Stormont Mill
        WCHS-00683     Ruins of the old Stormont Mill

Ruins of the old Stormont Mill
WCHS-00687     Ruins of the old Stormont Mill
        Ruins of the old Stormont Mill
        WCHS-00688     Ruins of the old Stormont Mill

Other WCHS photos:
WCHS-00684     Photo of the ruins of the old Stormont Mill
WCHS-00685     Photo of the ruins of the old Stormont Mill
WCHS-00686     Photo of the ruins of the old Stormont Mill


REFERENCES

St. George Spectrum article about the Stormont Mill and Babylon

Stock certificate for the Stormont Mining Company of Utah
100 shares issued to J. C. Whiting on January 26, 1887

In The Desert article on the Stormont Mill Site