Needham is a small community located in central Choctaw County. Wilson’s Grist Mill was the center of life in Needham for decades during the early 1900s. The Saturday trip to town to have corn ground into meal was more than just the task of obtaining food for the family for the next week. Wilson’s grist mill was the social center of the town with news, opinions, and even the gossip of Needham and the surrounding area.
This old grist mill is located in the Broadhead Memorial Park at Needham (GPS coordinates: 31.987256, -88.331874).
Source: Interpretative Sign on the Wilson’s Grist Mill.
Photographs courtesy of RuralSWAlabama.
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