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Address: 12291 Whites Mill Road, Abingdon, VA
Phone Number: 276-628-2960
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A picture perfect mill that you can wander around in and then walk to the shop and buy some stone ground flour or grits produced on site.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 6, 2015
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Decatur, Georgia
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260 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were told that while it was being restored, this mill still produced some products. We saw not evidence of that activity. The flume has been restored as well as parts of the building, but the wheel is still not operational. It is worth the relatively short drive just for the history.

Thank redneckersson5
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79 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

A picture perfect mill that you can wander around in and then walk to the shop and buy some stone ground flour or grits produced on site.

Thank hbladman
Chincoteague Island, Virginia
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42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

In the hills north of town is the mill. Very neat history of the mill and site. There is a small mercantile on site with all kinds of different things. Got some strawberry ruebar jelly which was great on my biscuits. If you're looking for a ride through the country and appreciate history give this place a visit.

Thank Coming-n-Going0890
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120 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

This place is really neat. I enjoyed walking through the mill and taking pictures. I would recommend going here and I will be coming back to this mill. It is right out of downtown Abingdon about 5 minutes. They are still making flour and corn meal.

Thank Devin D
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93 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

White's Mill has been grinding wheat and corn since the 18th century when Virginia was the breadbasket of America. It has been recently restored and will start grinding using water power from the repaired sluice again (they used an electric grinder during the reconstruction). #2 bags of grits or cornmeal sells $3 or so. \Cheaper than and better than grocery... More 

Thank robinsonth
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We found White's Mill by signs. We will return on every visit because of the wonderful food, great staff and really great prices. My youngest granddaughter was with us on the visit and the staff took excellent care to see to her needs and wants. Everything we had was done perfectly. Anyone will truly enjoy a meal here.

Thank Dora C
Boone, North Carolina
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

They are slowly restoring this mill. It is neat to see and interesting to check out. Not a lot there, but still worth the short drive if you're in Abingdon. The shop has jams, candles, jewelry and items from different vendors; a wide range for a small store. The clerk is extremely friendly.

Thank Angelkay75
Charleston, WV
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40 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Looking forward to using the yellow corn meal I purchased. Nice self-guided tour of facility. Wonderful grizzled character milling the corn. Lovely woman minding the store.

Thank WVfanCharleston_WV
Graham, North Carolina
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This grist mill is a very historical and interesting place to review the past in grinding meal and is being restored. The outside siding takes away from the charm of the old siding

Thank Nana040
Abingdon, Virginia
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The old milll is being restored.. slowly... but it's worth the 5 mile drive just to see the rustic setting. I'm prejudiced because my mother was from the White family who owned the mill years ago.

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