We can thank the Franklin Creek Preservation Area Committee for the Franklin Creek State Natural Area - the first and only state natural area created by an ALL volunteer organization AND for the reconstructed timber framed Grist Mill also constructed by an ALL volunteer effort. To learn more about this committee and its volunteer efforts click here.
The Grist Mill is open for tours from 12:00PM – 4:00 PM on Fridays, Saturdays and most Sundays (check the calendar to confirm), April 11th through October. Experienced tour guides will teach you and your family about the history of the original mill as well as the creation and workings of the reconstructed mill. On the last Saturday of the month you can observe corn being ground. A $2.00 per person donation is recommended but not required. In addition to the weekend tours available for the public, group and school tours can be arranged (see article below).
As we are primarily a volunteer operation we continue to need volunteers and your financial support. Click here for the volunteer application. Click here for our Membership form. We also offer three major fundraisers a season at the Mill, the next one being in June of 2015.
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