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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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Mabry Mill is probably the most photographed mill in US. We love visiting there. They have the mill, blacksmith shop, old home, and still there on the grounds. It is very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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AXTON
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Mabry Mill is probably the most photographed mill in US. We love visiting there. They have the mill, blacksmith shop, old home, and still there on the grounds. It is very interesting to see everything. Takes you back in history.

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Floyd, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Walking around the water mill it was so peaceful, but we were disappointed the restaurant was closed, however we headed on in to Meadows of Dan and ate at Janes Cafe!

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

The mill and surrounding outbuildings are great examples of a bygone era. The mill itself is a fantastic example of human ingenuity. Mr. Mabry was a jack of all trades and his mill is a shining example of this. It is a sawmill, a grist mill, and woodworking mill all in one building! A must see on the Blue Ridge... More 

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My wife an I visited Mabry Mill in late October of 2014. It s a beautiful fully operational water wheel driven grist mill, built in the late 1800's. There is also a restaurant and gift shop located near by. The mill is a federal park preserve and has tons of info available on signage and from volunteers and rangers located... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The area was beautiful to walk around and take photos. We saw some wild deer and met some great folks, out taking pics and exploring as we were.

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Louisburg, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

A must see on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Its very easy to see why its the most photographed spot on the parkway. If you get a chance to go when the restaurant and shops are open, its a must. The demonstrations are very interesting and the food is fabulous. The pancakes and ice cream are must haves :)

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Richmond, Virginia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
15 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Tells a story of earlier days. Have visited twice in past year, with definite improvements in between. The exhibit is interesting. Food in the gift shop restaurant is adequate, and the gift shop itself is typical tourist trap, with very friendly staff. Worth a stop, but not a destination unto it's own.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

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

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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46 helpful votes 46 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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