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The Story Begins: Grist Mill Turns 200, Spring Mill State Park
Start Date: 5/6/2017Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Date: 5/6/2017End Time: 5:00 PM
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Event Description:
Step back in time to learn about the history of our 200 year old gristmill!
  • 10am: Village Tour - Learn the history from before the mill was built to the end of its heyday. Meet Pam at the Weaver's Cabin.
  • 11:30am: Sawmill Demonstration - See how lumber was produced
  • 12:30pm: Make a Corn Husk Doll - Learn the importance of corn in pioneer life and Spring Mill Village
  • 1:30pm: Liars Bench - See interesting items and decide which village staff are telling you what they really are...and which ones are lying to you!
  • 2:30pm: Sawmill Demonstration
  • 3:30pm: Building a Mill - This mill was built 200 years ago; learn how!
  • 4pm: Lime Kiln Hike - Lime was invaluable in constructing the mill; meet Tony at the Lakeview Activity Center to hike to some unmarked kilns and learn more.
Location Information:
Spring Mill State Park  (View Map)
3333 State Road 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446
Lawrence
Phone: (812) 849-3534
Contact Information:
Name: Coletta Prewitt
Phone: (812)849-3534
Email: springmillstatepark@dnr.in.gov
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