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White's Mill

12291 Whites Mill Road, Abingdon, VA
276-628-2960
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Ranked #8 of 9 Attractions in Abingdon
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks
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Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks

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Largo, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

On the National Registry of historical places, White's Mill was interesting to see. Included were 3 small floors of antique machinery, which still operate periodically. Renovations are still in progress. The surrounding countryside is quite picturesque. Admission is free; but open only Wed. through Sun. 10am - 5pm. Don't miss the really cute general store (across the road) with the... More 

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Banner Elk, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Arrived during hours when the sign indicated they were open but doors were locked and there was nobody on site.

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Richlands, Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Great historical landmark!! Great little day trip!!! History buffs will like a visit here! Prepare to step back in time!

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Crossville, Tennessee
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

My wife and I took a little side trip to see the mill. Although we were a little disappointed to find that it is not fully restored, we were pleased to learn of its history and explore the facility. The little shop across the street was charming, and the hostess was very helpful.

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Seattle, Washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

It was interesting but no longer functions. The little store next door was worth a few minutes. The shopkeeper wasn't very friendly.

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Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
31 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

The mill itself was interesting as a building and some of the machinery. There was no one there when we visited. It was pretty chilly inside on a cool day. We enjoyed it. The little store across the street is a bit creepy however so I'd skip that part and just stick to the mill if you are heading that... More 

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Lebanon, Virginia
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131 reviews 131 reviews
14 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This is a treasure and deserves a visit. Learn how corn and other grain was processed in the past. Take home some fresh ground flour or other product.

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Seven Mile Ford, Virginia, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Loved the place till someone decided to put siding on the place and ruined the whole thing, such a shame! It is totally ruined now in my honest opinion! Thank God I got photographs before these people did this to the place! I am heart sick that someone would ruin a place like this! What were they thinking?

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High Point
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Enjoyed this historic venue. Still a work in progress but worth the trip to enjoy. The gift shop is a one of a kind place also.

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Self guided tour through all four floors of the real thing. Anyone interested in history would appreciate this fascinating building with the inner workings exposed and labeled for simple education in the milling process. Great views for photography as well.

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