Historical Society of 

Mount Airy, Maryland, Inc.

Industry 

Manufacturing and industry were once a great contributor to the economy of Mount Airy, especially when the railroad was active. Our museum has displays on several of these businesses, including:

  • Runkles Mills

  • Farmers Milling & Grain Company

  • Mt. Airy Milling Company

  • Chirp Cola and the Mt. Airy Bottling Company

  • Beck's Hatchery

  • Mt. Airy Sewing Factory

  • Mt. Airy Canning Factory

Come to the museum for further information on these fine businesses.

Beck's Hatchery Display

Bottling Company Display

Flour sacks from Mt. Airy Milling Company

Mills Display, including Runkles Mill and Mt. Airy Milling Company