Early village in the Manitou area. Site of a Land Office.

Grist and sawmill on Silver Creek. (Adam Nelson family._
Mr. Pugh – ran the sawmill.  (shingle mill mentioned also)

The Nelson Mills were moved to Mountain City. 

Dec. 2, 1880 – “ Mountain City – Messrs Nelson and Pugh have to keep their mill running night and day to fill orders and yets cannot supply demand.”