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The Tabardrey Mill in Haw River in Alamance County was built using Charles Praray's construction system, patented in 1894. The system allows \"the walls to be zigzagged for the purpose of maximizing light entering the building.\" Only five mills in the nation were built using this system. With the Tabardrey Mill on the brink of demolition, Cowan discusses the steps that were taken by state and local groups to save it.
Located on Cane Creek in Almanac County, McBane Mill has been standing since the 1800s. It was used for corn, flour, furniture, and coffin making, and included a general store, a blacksmith shop, and a kiln.