Spring 2022 Milling Event and Meeting

Newlin Grist Mill, 219 Cheyney Rd, Glen Mills, PA 19342

Registration Deadline is May 6th

Registration Cost/person $75.00

Link to Preview of Planned Activities

Link to Detailed Schedule and Registration Form 

  • Thursday, May 19 - Optional Meet and Greet
  • Friday, May 20 - Newlin Grist Mill
    • Tour Newlin Grist Mill to learn about research and restoration projects. The tour includes the working millwright shop where the new water wheel is being constructed using 18th century tools and techniques, water flume restoration, and flood repairs.
    • Lunch
    • Self-guided tour through activities including: Mills of  Delaware County, Archaelogical Excavations, Miniature Mill Machinery Collection, SPOOM Archives, Millwright Shop and Bake Oven Demonstrations.
    • Tour and Dinner at Ivy Mills, home of an early paper mill
  • Saturday, May 21 - Newlin Grist Mill
    • Tour of Water System
    • Protecting our Mills and Their Power Sources - Round Table Discussion
    • Lunch and Business Meeting 

Hotel: Staybridge Suites is near the intersection of Route 1 and Evergreen Drive (5 minutes from Newlin Grist Mill). To make reservations, call (610) 358-2560 and reference SPOOM-MA. Mention rate code (NGM) to receive the meeting rate of $189 per night. Rooms will be reserved until 4/28/22.
The NGM will also allow people with campers to park in the mill parking lot. There are no hook up facilities but restrooms are available.

 


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Special thanks to Tony Shehan and Charles Yeske for masterminding this exciting opportunity!