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Mill Prong House, erected in 1795 by John Gilchrist, is a certified National Historic Place in Red Springs, NC that represents the long history of Carolina Scots in this region. It received its name from the nearby stream, a tributary of Raft Swamp. McPhaul's Mill was located downstream and the location of the residence was the Mill "Prong" of Raft Swamp.

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