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Address: Sudbury, MA
Description: Part of the Longfellow Wayside Inn, a National Historic Site, this is a...
Part of the Longfellow Wayside Inn, a National Historic Site, this is a replica of an early 1740s grist mill that is still used for grinding grains for use and sale at the Inn.
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grist mill

A beautiful and historic place to see. So peaceful. Just a lovely spot for peace and relaxing. I go there often for a quiet time!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Hudson, Massachusetts
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Hudson, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

A beautiful and historic place to see. So peaceful. Just a lovely spot for peace and relaxing. I go there often for a quiet time!

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Wapakoneta, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We could have stayed with the miller all morning if we had had time. This man was so much fun and so interesting. Tore apart the grinding wheel to clean and bring back to work while we were there. HIs knowledge of the mill was breathtaking and we really enjoyed our time with him. They had whole wheat flour and... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I stop by every time I visit home and have years of pictures with rain, snow or sun. The path is worthy of skipping upon. An eye opener for someone who has never seen a grist mill. Please do it, you will be impressed with location and access to it. It is lovingly maintained - thank you!

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Wakefield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

When you visit Wayside Inn be sure to go and visit the Old Grist Mill. It is very interesting and when in operation educational. It is great for photos and a part of the whole Wayside Area.

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Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We make it a point to add historic structures (covered bridges, lighthouses, grist mills) to our travels whenever we're on vacation. This one, owned by Longfellow's Wayside Inn is one of the most beautiful mills we've ever visited in the states. The surrounding grounds are ideal for a picnic or wedding.

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The grist mill is one mile from my home. I have been driving by for the past 50 years. I am constantly reminded how lucky I am to have it so close. The inner workings of the mill are interesting. When the wheel is turning I know the miller is there. It is certainly a reminder of the past, I... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

One of the most pleasant places that I have explored with trails to the east that lead into a field lined on occasion with old grist wheels, and a path to the west that walks across a small bridge into the forested meadows and ponds that are lined with weeping willows and wading birds...a pair of swans were in the... More 

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Fremont, NH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Beautiful scenery! Volunteer inside was not very friendly, but answered our questions, though he seemed to take offense that we weren't knowledgeable in the details about how a mill works.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This place is always worth a stop. Especially in the summer when the docent is present to help educate and share the history. I live very close by and walk by here every few days. It's a great place for kids and adults or a picnic lunch on the lawn.

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Jackson, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Many a school trip as a child in the 60's can to the Inn and Mill. I brought my boys back 40 years later hoping that things would be the same. They were!

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Address: Sudbury, MA
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Sudbury

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