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August 16, 2017

Vanstone Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Vanstone Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Vanstone Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

The mill was built in the present day Bowmanville in 1850 and taken over by Samuel Vanstone in about 1856 and it operated as a family business until 1975.

 

Vanstone Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Vanstone Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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August 2, 2017

Welland Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Welland Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Welland Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

Built in 1846 by Jacob Keefer in present day Thorold, it made use of the 2nd Welland Canal for both shipping and power to operate.

 

Welland Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Welland Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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July 25, 2017

Fisher Grist Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Fisher Grist Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Fisher Grist Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

Located on the Saugeen River in the town of Paisley.
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July 18, 2017

McConnell’s Mill and Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

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McConnell's Mill and Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

McConnell’s Mill and Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 1875 (Bridge) 1869 (Mill)

Builders: Not known

Description: Built in a very scenic area, the restored mill is just upstream from the Covered bridge.

 

McConnell's Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

McConnell’s Mill Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

This is part of a series on Pennsylvania’s Covered Bridges.
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July 17, 2017

Neustadt Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Neustadt Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Neustadt Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

Built in 1857 in Neustadt and operated as a grain mill until 1990.

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July 10, 2017

Kingston Woolen Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Kingston Woolen Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Kingston Woolen Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

Built in Kingston in 1881, it had a large additional portion added in 1889.

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July 3, 2017

Erb’s Grist Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Erb's Grist Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Erb’s Grist Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

This is a 1998 replica of a a gristmill built in 1816. The original was built by Abraham Erb, Waterloo’s first settler.

 

Erb's Grist Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Erb’s Grist Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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June 22, 2017

Dean Sawmill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Dean Sawmill: Ontario's Old Mills

Dean Sawmill: Ontario’s Old Mills

 

The building was moved to it’s present site and is an exhibit in the Marshville Heritage Village near Wainfleet. It has an interesting water tower you will want to include if you take photos.
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