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The Old East Mill

The Old East Mill, originally located in Orleans, has been a centerpiece at Heritage for over fifty years. Here is the story of its building and operation, as well as how it came to the grounds of the museum in 1967.

History of the Mill

Over its two hundred plus years, the Old East Mill has survived storm damage, insect infestations, and the wear and tear of time. Lucky, the exterior was lovingly restored in 2019 to be enjoyed for generations to come.

1888 photo by H.K. Cummings
H.K. Cummings
Capt. Joseph Taylor
Gundry children
Pleasant Bay in 1957
September of 1967
Route 6A

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