Vorhis' Falls

Dam then
Dam Now

The dam upstream from the Old Mill in Brooktondale provided water power. Over the years the dam slowly wore away. People fished off the Lounsbery Road bridge just east of the dam in the 1950s.1 The dam washed away completely with Hurricane Agnes in 1972.2

  1. Ed Buechel, personal communication, May 2016.
  2. Barbara Kone, personal communication, April 2016.
The Old Mill and Vorhis' Falls
The Old Mill in 1963, photo by Ted Sobel