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The Old Mill

1120 Old Mill Rd, San Marino, CA 91108-1840
+1 626-449-5458
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El Molino Viejo

The Ol Mill aldo known as "El Molino Viejo" is a former grist mill which was build by Father José... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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A nice bit of Early California history!

El Molino Viejo (the Old Mill) was built as the first grist mill for the Mission San Garbriel over... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2016
MaryLouise H
Fullerton, California
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11 Jun 2017
“El Molino Viejo”
13 Feb 2016
“A nice bit of Early California history!”
1120 Old Mill Rd, San Marino, CA 91108-1840
+1 626-449-5458
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The Ol Mill aldo known as "El Molino Viejo" is a former grist mill which was build by Father José Maria de Zalvidea in 1816. The mill used to grind corn and grain to flour. It has a well maintained garden. This place is not...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2016

El Molino Viejo (the Old Mill) was built as the first grist mill for the Mission San Garbriel over 200 years ago. It was a failure as a mill but survived the years as residence to a number of Californians. An appointment is necessary. The...More

Thank MaryLouise H
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Wonderful Area...San Marino..if you can find it. but warning, make sure you park off the street, because Parking Tickets in San Marino are very very expensive and plentiful..Interesting old building in a fabulous area...but not easy to find..on a back street...use GPS..

1  Thank Aston B
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Our server at lunch mentioned going there since it was close and free and I'm so glad she did. It is small, but certainly interesting to those that like local history and the stories of the California missions. I've been told that there are concerts...More

Thank LynnandLee
Reviewed 20 February 2015

The woman there called it a "well-kept secret." This water mill was used as a grist mill by the San Gabriel Mission. A good diorama shows how. The patio is surrounded by pomegranate trees with amazing trunks.

Thank barbgal
Reviewed 16 February 2015

This lovely little building in a gorgeous garden setting is well worth visiting if you love Spanish Colonial architecture and/or history. It is the original grain mill for the San Gabriel Mission and is quite close to Huntington Library and Gardens and is a nice...More

Thank Janhuss
Reviewed 13 February 2015

My son and I enjoyed a wonderful evening concert here last summer.. the sounds of the music mixed with the natural setting was most beautiful

Thank sburlando
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