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Dexter Grist Mill

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Address: Water Street, Sandwich, MA 02563
Phone Number: 508 888 4910
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8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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a really old grist mill

mr Dexter got a land grant to build this mill and if he stayed on to be the miller he got even more. now it still works. on a nice running river below it. he owned 36 acres which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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RHODE ISLAND
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

mr Dexter got a land grant to build this mill and if he stayed on to be the miller he got even more. now it still works. on a nice running river below it. he owned 36 acres which was huge to build and run it. does not take a long time to see this location.

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Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I loved the location of the mill and the fact I could buy REAL, FRESH organic cornmeal. The muffins I made tasted the best EVER!

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Beaumont, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Very interesting. You get to watch the wheel turning and flour being made. You can even buy the flour. Only takes about 20 minutes to watch and its free.

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St. Stephen, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The mill is situated in a beautiful area; very picturesque. Well worth taking 10 or more minutes to learn how corn is ground. The gentlemen working the mill are very interesting and informative.

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oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We loved our stop at the Mill. It was made very enjoyable by the two older men who were explaining the history, giving the demonstration, and adding much humor. The little lady, at the entrance, wife of one of the men was a delight. It is a perfect photo op , too

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Albany, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The grist mill doesn't look like much at first glance but it has taken time, research and money to make it functional and as authentic as possible. Get a bag of the ground corn meal and their recipes.

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New Orleans,La
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

On a beautiful sunny fall afternoon we found Dexter's Grist Mill waterwheel slowly turning. Being curious my wife and I payed the $4 each fee. Approaching the mill we were invited to come closer to the edge of the water control lever and were given a play by play as the attendant explained his release of the gate by leveraging... More 

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Troy, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Two different docents gave us a complete tour of the grist mill, quite a bit of history and a demonstration. Very enjoyable. We also purchased some of the corn meal that was milled here.

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Roy, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Step back in time at the Dexter Grist Mill. Fairly short time needed to view the mill. We had 2 very delightful gentlemen that showed us the operation of the mill. Corn meal is available for purchase. Located by the Sandwich Glass Museum, a lovely pond with swans, several beautiful mansions all witin walking distance of the mill.

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Roy, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Very enjoyable, the staff was wonderful! You are able to see the process of corn being stone ground powered by the water wheel. Bags of corn meal available for purchase.

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Additional Information about Dexter Grist Mill

Address: Water Street, Sandwich, MA 02563
Phone Number: 508 888 4910
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Sandwich
Open Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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