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Dillard Mill

This is an interesting place in it's own right, but it's especially so as a photographer. I've... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2018
O'Fallon, Illinois
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Unique Attraction

It is a bit of a hike from St. Louis, but the mill is beautiful. We do a short tour of the facility... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2018
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Nov 5, 2018
“Dillard Mill”
May 5, 2018
“Unique Attraction”
A red mill set on the blue waters of Huzzah Creek is as pretty a picture as there is in Missouri, and that’s the setting for Dillard Mill State Historic Site. The site interprets one of the state’s best-preserved gristmills, completed in 1908. Most...more
142 Dillard Mill Rd, Davisville, MO 65456-4014
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Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

This is an interesting place in it's own right, but it's especially so as a photographer. I've only visited once but I stayed over 3 hours as I watched the environment change from extreme fog to cloudy and then to clear. Amazing place and just...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 5, 2018

It is a bit of a hike from St. Louis, but the mill is beautiful. We do a short tour of the facility and the pulley system used with the cogs for the mill were amazing. Also the water in the stream is clear. It...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

This is out of the way, but a delightful place to stop if you're in this part of Missouri. The mill, built in the early 1900s, is in full working order and if you're fortunate the machinery will be operating during your visit. The site,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank LMOverby
Reviewed July 2, 2017

This mill is off the beaten path, not far from a number of state parks and the St. Francois Mountains in southeast Missouri. It's accessible by country roads that wind through the Mark Twain National Forest. The mill uses an underwater turbine rather than an...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Cindy L
Reviewed April 18, 2017

On our quest to complete our Centennial Passport for 2017, we visited Dillard Mill Historic Site in Davisville. Our mapquest directions were accurate and although it is out in the country, we found it easily. The drive was very scenic and lovely. When you arrive...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank susandX5928KY
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Picture perfect location. You can tour the mill. Small gift shop. Perfect place to sit and enjoy the sight and sound

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank misslondon09
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We have two teenagers and two little ones. This was very neat for all. It isn't elaborate or fancy. Just an old mill, beautiful scenery and a play place for the little ones. Nice place to picnic and the water, trees, and landscape are beautiful....More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Fsgwife
Reviewed June 22, 2016

This mill was 90 miles from my house each way and well worth the drive. The mill is in a picturesque location, great for fishing, swimming, hiking, picnicking, or simply photographing the mill itself.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Daniel S
Reviewed May 30, 2016

This place is beautiful, a peaceful and scenic setting. Nancy, the docent on duty today, gave us a wonderful tour of the mill and its history. This is a well-preserved and wonderful site to visit.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank RickThePick
Reviewed April 25, 2016

This serene beautiful natural gem is off the beaten path but well worth the drive. This is one of Missouri's most well preserved gristmills from yester year. It is nestled among the natural beauty of blooming dogwoods, red buds, and might oak trees. Fed by...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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