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Mabry Mill

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Address: Blue Ridge Pkwy., mi 176, Meadows of Dan, VA
Phone Number: 276/952-2947
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Great scenic stop along the BRP

This is one of my favorite stops along the Blue Ridge parkway. There are always 2 to 6 ducks swimming in the pond in front of the mill. During peak tourist season the mill is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

This is one of my favorite stops along the Blue Ridge parkway. There are always 2 to 6 ducks swimming in the pond in front of the mill. During peak tourist season the mill is "moving" - although they no longer actually grind any grain. There is a short winding trail taking you to other things to see, such as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

30 year favorite of ours. Going back in May for a motorcycle M & G. LOVE the pancakes in the restaurant. You can buy the stone ground grains there also.

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Floyd, Virginia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
12 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A much photographed corn mill with working waterwheel and scenic pond. Seasonally they have exhibits of blacksmithing, weaving, and musical entertainment. There is an adjacent restaurant that can have long waits during summer weekends, otherwise it is fine.

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Hampstead, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Beautiful little stop on the Blue Ridge Pkwy. The restaurant was closed while we were there but I hear the pancakes are delicious! Even so, it was a great place to stop and stretch our legs and take a great picture.

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MORRISVILLE
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed walking the paths around the mill and looking at all the outdoor exhibits. However, since I was traveling with a child, it would have been nice to have had SOME kind of bathroom facility left open.

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Burke, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Working water wheel. Included tools, but not driven, were: sawmill, grist mill, lathe, and sharpening stone.

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Richmond, Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The November snow made our day extra special. Photos taken with snow all around.easy drive from Floyd.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Came by on a Monday in November and even though the restaurant and mill were closed for the season it was nice to walk around and see the Mill and other buildings. There are plenty of signs around to help you get a good idea of the history of the place. Looked very nice with the fall foliage. Also more... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

well worth the visit if your in the area , so much to see and do , this working mill has its own shop , and restaurant , plenty parking space and w/c , such lovely friendly staff too. Perfect for picnics too, breath taking views on the driveway up there .

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Roxboro, North Carolina
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21 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Mabry Mill shows you what it was like many years ago with the saw mill, black smith shop, the cider churning in the fall the quilt making, the water mill, and you can buy grits and corn meal that was made there. Great for the whole family.

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