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About George Hardy, of Isle of Wight
The original Hardy Mill was built by the 1st Hardy in America GEORGE HARDY 1610-1655. It was never owned or operated by John Hardy 1613-1677 whose lands were about 35 miles apart. The mill and land was given to his nephew, George Hardy 1633-1694/5 in the 1654 will of his Uncle George Hardy.
George Hardy, three hundred acres on Lawnes Creek, "bordering on Alice Bennett's land * * *."
He was probably the first to erect a gristmill, which became quite famous, locally; and is still in operation and known as "Wrenn's Old Mill."