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Powered by wind, water, or steam, mills produced flour, gold, and manufactured products.  Some have survived, and a few are still in operation.  We've listed those we could and a few places with further information.  If you know of a place that would work here, let us know.  
 

Mills   Colorado - Delaware

 
  Mill Pages: AL-CA, CO-DE, FL-IL, IN-LA, MA-MD, ME-NC  NM-OH, PA-SC, TN-VA, VT-ZZ  
 

 

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  Colorado
 
Arvada
 
Arvada Flour Mill Museum
 
5590 Old Wadsworth Bypass
 
Arvada CO  80002
 
Phone   303 431-4391
 
Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://www.jeffco.org/Pages/doingbusiness/city_county_data/lifestyles/museums
 
Description  restored flour mill
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
  Primary Focus  Agricultural
 
Building Type   Mill
 
New or Updated:  6/6/2004

 

 

Connecticut
Brookfield
Brookfield Craft Center
Route 25
PO Box 122
Brookfield CT 06804
Phone 
203 775-4526
Web Site  http://www.craftweb.com/org/brookfld/brookfld.shtml
Description  contemporary arts and crafts in old grist mill -- 200 workshop topics each year, gallery
Type of Resource  Gallery
Primary Focus  Arts
Building Type  Mill
Research/Reading  Library
Era  1780
 

  CT

  Willimantic

  Windham Textile and History Museum

  157 Union-Main Street

  Willimantic  CT   06226    

  Phone   860 456-2178

  Web Site  http://www.millmuseum.org/

  Description  former American Thread Co  mill store, library 7 warehouse

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type  Mill

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Era   1877

  New or Updated:  2/15/2006

    DC
 
Washington
 
Peirce Mill
 
2375 Tilden Street NW
 
Washington   DC
 
Phone
 
Web Site  http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/wash/text.htm - pierce
 
Alt Web  http://newdeal.feri.org/library/ae17.htm
 
Description  last extant grist mill in District, restored in 1930s, ground corn meal and flour                     until 1958
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Agricultural
 
Building Type   Mill
 
Owner/Operator:  NPS
 
New or Updated: 7/14/2004

Washington
Rock Creek Nature Center & Planetarium
3545 Williamsburg Lane NW
Washington DC 20008
Phone
202 895-6000
Alt Phone 202 895-6070
Web Site http://www.nps.gov/rocr/
E-mail mailto:rocr_superintendent@nps.gov
Description nature trails, historic sites, and a planetarium, as well as recreational
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Building Type Mill
Nature of Group or Site Nature Center
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium
New or Updated: 04/06/2003
  Delaware
Milford
Abbott's Mill Nature Center
15411 Abbott's Pond Road
Milford DE 19963
Phone 
302 422-0847
Web Site  http://www.delawarenaturesociety.org/abbotts.htm
E-mail  abbotts@dca.net
Description  includes 6 acre cedar bog, non-working grist mill, and other tracts
Type of Resource Nature
Building Type  Mill
Nature of Group or Site  Nature Center
Owner/Operator:  Delaware Nature Society

Seaford
U N O I Grain Mill
3527 Hearns Mill Road
Seaford DE 19973
Phone
302 629-4083
Web Site
http://unitednationofislam.com/nationbuilding/nationbuilding_003.htm
Alt Web
http://www.state.de.us/deptagri/agritour/sussex.htm-s10
Description
grist mill still in operation producing wheat, corn, flour, bird and animal food
Type of Resource
Activity
Building Type
Mill
Era
1885
New or Updated:
04/12/2003

Delaware
Wilmington
Greenbank Mill
500 Greenbank Rd
Wilmington DE  19808
Phone 
302 999-9001
Web Site  www.wilmcvb.org/greenank_mill.htm
Description  grist, textile mill, farm site
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Industrial
Building Type  Mill
Era  19th
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