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The woven history of Hook’s Mill Farm

by Lisa Schauer

Since 1793, Leslie Mills’ two-story farmhouse on Hook’s Mill Farm has stood beside a hook in the Potomac River where it meets the Great Tonoloway Creek.

The dam broke in the great flood of 1936, and the mill was lost in the flood of 1985, Mills, 82, explained, pointing to an undated black and white photo depicting each structure.

Originally used as a . . .