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Mabry Mill

Blue Ridge Pkwy., mi 176, Meadows of Dan, VA
+1 276-952-2947
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Beautiful interpretation of history

A wonderful stop along the Blueridge Parkway - an old multi-purpose mill and a wonderful series of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bill C
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Nova Scotia
Great step back into time.

Awesome step into the past to see how things were done back in the day. The Blacksmith is only... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
jennifera399
,
Reading, Pennsylvania, United States
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  • Average4%
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“blacksmith shop” (23 reviews)
“old mill” (19 reviews)
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Blue Ridge Pkwy., mi 176, Meadows of Dan, VA
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+1 276-952-2947
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful stop along the Blueridge Parkway - an old multi-purpose mill and a wonderful series of flumes - and all the buildings to go with it! Pretty and very interesting.

Thank Bill C
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Awesome step into the past to see how things were done back in the day. The Blacksmith is only open on certain days which we totally missed. However there was tons more things to see and experience from touring the mill to the replica of...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

While we certainly understand why... this is an every visit stop when we are here in season. I love breakfast all day long so have always ordered the long haul. Sweet potato pancakes are like dessert. Staff is delightful, portions are very generous. Beautiful historical...More

Thank BLD692
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

We were in the area in the fall of 16. We drove the car the length of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The mill was excellent spot to stop and relax and take in all the features that were there. It is a must see attraction...More

Thank Mel m
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

We found out about this place from the Rest Stop in Virginia. Nothing was open, but the view was beautiful.

Thank Tina H
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

This is a lovely place to stop and enjoy nature and history both. And it's free! The mill sitting beside the pond is absolutely picturesque. You can go inside the mill, and also there's an old house and some other out buildings. There's a visitor...More

Thank JoyfulWriter
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

While it was extremely cold, it was totally worth stopping and seeing this historic site. The trail walk is interesting as well. Water was frozen so the wheel wasn't going.

Thank Becky S
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

i love this mill, stop here 3 times during my 2 month trip of 6 southern states. the mills is the crown jewel of this stop. they have a restaurant, gift shop and nice walk other period builds and all this right on the park...More

Thank jamescatalfamo
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

We usually try to take a nice fall day and ride around. We usually end up here looking around and the Mill and listening to some bluegrass.

Thank Tim B
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Stop and spend an hour or two looking at the various buildings and see old pieces of machinery and equipment of the times, including a real Moonshine Still (No longer in service)! See the amazingly clever solutions to many of the obstacles of daily living...More

Thank BeachmanBob
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12 October 2017|
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that is a very tough question. you would really need to check the weekly schedule for the change of color for the area you are visiting. personally the entire area is gorgeous even when the fall colors have not yet occurred... More
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Response from Rick B | Reviewed this property |
I was up at Rocky Knob (near Mabry Mill on the Parkway) about ten days ago and there was minimal color change so you should see a good show. It's hard to say though because so many factors go into mother nature giving us her... More
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