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Old Stone Mill National Historic Site

46 King St, Delta, Rideau Lakes, Ontario K0E 1G0, Canada
+1 613-928-2584
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A trip back in time

If you're one of those people who think that history isn't only about rich and famous people and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SSB36
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Toronto, Canada
A tour for all ages!

Saw a sign for the Old Stone Mill & decided to check it out. Wow! This was one of the most... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
dphoto5
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Baldwinsville, New York
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The Old Stone Mill National Historic Site showcases early milling technology and 1800s industrial heritage through demonstrations, interactive exhibitions and public programs and events. The mill was built in 1810 and is one of the finest examples of early industrial architecture in the region. Offers milling demonstrations throughout the summer season. Fresh stone-ground flour available regularly. Guided and self-guided tours. Featured on a Canadian postage stamp in 2010.
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46 King St, Delta, Rideau Lakes, Ontario K0E 1G0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're one of those people who think that history isn't only about rich and famous people and their big houses and palaces and about famous events and dates, but that history was made by the thousands of everyday people like you and me, living...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2017

Saw a sign for the Old Stone Mill & decided to check it out. Wow! This was one of the most informative & intriguing tours we have been on in a long time. The Mill itself is beautiful. The guides are very knowledgable & passionate...More

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Reviewed August 2, 2017

The displays in the mill were very well marked and informative and a person walking throughout to answer any questions we may have. Well preserved piece of local history.

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Reviewed June 19, 2017

The building is a stunning feature of the main street of Delta. Every Saturday fresh bread is for sale made from flower ground at the mill. The displays are very detailed and informative. Knowledgable guides will walk you through the buildings history and dxplain the...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

We had a guided tour with a lady called Annah. It was absolutely amazing. She is so engaging, knowledgeable and full of stories about the Mill and surrounding areas. The Mill is very well preserved with amazing architecture of that time and great photo opportunities...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2016

There were lots of staff available for tours on the Wednesday that I showed up there, alone. The young student that showed me around was able to answer all of my questions and the staff were versed not only on their own Mill but also...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2016

We were guided round this restored mill by an enthusiastic and knowledgable summer student. The mill itself has been wonderfully restored and still grinds on certain days. We came away from the experience thoughtful of the early pioneers and the hard work which has made...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2016

We made the trip to Delta from Gananoque along the Rideau Heritage Route. It was a pleasant rural drive of about 40 minutes and the destination was a gem of a find. We were at the mill on a Saturday and there were several volunteer...More

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Reviewed January 20, 2016

This site has been restored to the highest standards, the mill works, and you can buy locally raised traditional red fife wheat ground for your baking pleasure, and sometimes you can buy fresh bread too. The site hosts a variety of events throughout the year...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2015

En route from Smiths Falls to Westport this is well worth a stop. Beautiful reproduction of mill life - not stuffy at all!. Sells great bread and baked goods.

1  Thank Ian G
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