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Interesting place to take a peek into what it was like to live in this area in the mid to late... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2019
League City, Texas
not open for visits yet but looks fun

had heard about the mill so found it and did a looking through the fence tour. Mill wheel was... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2018
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May 27, 2019
“Interesting place”
Mar 11, 2018
“not open for visits yet but looks fun”
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Reviewed May 27, 2019

Interesting place to take a peek into what it was like to live in this area in the mid to late 1800's. This isn't the original mill site, it's under water now. I was told that if the water level of Lake Travis drops well...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

had heard about the mill so found it and did a looking through the fence tour. Mill wheel was turning, looked great, good parking (road out front is tough to get back on). Will be back in March 25th for inside the fence

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2016

This is a wonderful replica of the mill built by Pennsylvania millwright Thomas Anderson after settling on Cypress Creek in the 1850s. The mill also produced gunpowder during the Civil War, which in and of itself, is a fascinating story.. Docents provide the historical background...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed March 20, 2016

This was a cool thing to stumble upon. We were coming back from the Oasis on Bullick Hollow rd and there was a sign for the historic Anderson mill open house. It was free and had lots of parking. The grist mill wheel has been...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Cindy Z
Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

The beautifully maintained grounds feature a working mill, interactive demonstrations and historical artifacts exhibits. If you're interested in the early history of settlement in the Texas hill country, this may be the most authentic look you'll get. A great stop for a Sunday afternoon drive...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank jameslarsen1
Reviewed November 15, 2015

You don't see one of these everyday. This is a restored/working water mill that's only open one day per month. Last Sunday of each month if I recall correctly. It's run by friendly and knowledgeable volunteers so they might provide access on other days for...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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