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Shenandoah Valley Cultural Heritage Museum at The Edinburg Mill

214 S Main St, On historic US-11, Exit 279 on I-81, Edinburg, VA 22824-9323
+1 540-984-8400
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The centerpiece of Edinburg society since 1848

Edinburg Mill is a grist mill in Edinburg, Virginia, on US Route 11 or the historic Valley Turnpike... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Taylor B
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Chicago, Illinois
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Found this place on TripAdvisor needing a lunch stop right off of Hwy 81 while traveling on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
scald
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Pfafftown, North Carolina
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The largest museum in Shenandoah County (VA), open year-round, is housed in a large grist mill built in 1848 and one of the few that survived the burning of the Shenandoah Valley in the Civil War. It houses 3 floors of exhibits about past life in Shenandoah County. Facility has 2 gift shops, elevator, small theater with daily showings of the movie, "The Burning" based on the book, about the burning of the valley during the Civil War, by John Heatwole. Exhibits cover transportation, farming, small town living, military, clothing, household items, businesses, small town living, Red Cross, town coronet bands, and much more. The Mill sits along the bank of Stony Creek, where a small flock of ducks are in residence. The building also houses a full service restaurant, The Edinburg Mill Restaurant and a wine shop. Banquet rooms are available and there is ample parking.
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214 S Main St, On historic US-11, Exit 279 on I-81, Edinburg, VA 22824-9323
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Edinburg Mill is a grist mill in Edinburg, Virginia, on US Route 11 or the historic Valley Turnpike in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. A working mill until 1978, the original structure was built in 1848 by the Grandstaff family and replaced an 1813...More

Thank Taylor B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this place on TripAdvisor needing a lunch stop right off of Hwy 81 while traveling on vacation. Really neat spot like stepping back through time. Go to the right to find the restaurant. Watch your head, the ceiling is low. Pretty good burger, tacos,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here and had a wonderful lunch. Service was excellent. Loved the wine store-was given excellent commendations on wine. A great selection of wines.

Thank Susan C
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Reviewed June 20, 2018

A charming piece of history wrapped up in an old historical mill. Good eats await you with plenty of local historical charm. Good food selection and friendly service remind you of days gone pass. You don't get this type of hospitality often when traveling. If...More

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Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing! Definitely go! Eat at the restaurant too! Excellent service and staff very friendly. I had a BLT, it was homemade bread. The restroom is so cute. It felt like you were in someone’s home. I’d go back.

Thank Blue J
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

First, the location is in a super-rare pre Civil War mill; this one was spared being torched and you'll have to visit to get that story. Next, the museum tells the story of the local area, the town, the Civil War, the last centuries two...More

Thank Dave C
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

Stopped in while visiting the area. Wow, what a great way to spend a couple of hours. The place is full of neat items, and collections from the 1700s onward. Highly recommend viewing the film "The Burning". The story of the burning of the Shenandoah...More

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Reviewed March 8, 2018

I am so glad to have had lunch there! I had the BLT with a side salad. The sandwich was delish and the home made salad dressing was fabulous! Don’t miss it!

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Reviewed February 9, 2018

My wife and I greatly enjoyed our dinner visit. Everything was excellent - main dishes, side dishes, even the rolls. The service was fast and friendly, the ambience welcoming and quiet, and the prices low enough to make it a good value. Only thing lacking...More

1  Thank James D
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Reviewed February 9, 2018

Just off I-81 - a respite from highway ambience and directly into a quiet small Historic American Town! The Edinburg Mill Restaurant is a delight with fresh food in a quiet friendly atmosphere!!

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