Thursday, October 26, 2017

Grist Mill

I read about this lovely New Englang gem online a fews back. In scenic Sudbury, the Wayside Grist Mill was built under the direction of former property owner Henry Ford in the 1920s.
The mill first ground its first "grist" on Thanksgiving day, 1929. The mill is water-powered and is still in operation, producing the corn meal and wheat flour that is used right down the road in Longfellow's Wayside Inn's baked goods.
I could not get over how picture perfect this place is. So peaceful, so gorgeous. There is something about the old stone buildings that makes me fall in love with this region more and more!


   

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Clairejustine oxox said... {Reply}

These are stunning shots Tamar, beautiful pictures.

Handmade in Israel said... {Reply}

What a delightful place! Did you get a peek inside?

Tom said... {Reply}

...what a beauty!!!

Shelbee On The Edge said... {Reply}

Oh wow, Tamar! How beautiful is that old mill. There is an old mill in the town where I grew up that was a popular spot for walking that I used to frequent with a book and a blanket. It was very peaceful to sit there by the old stone building and enjoy the sound of the stream running by. Thanks for sharing this beauty!

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Bekah said... {Reply}

Oh WOW! And it's still operational! That is so cool. We have a mill not far from here in a county we haven't toured yet, but I'm pretty sure it's just for show now. I love this!

Dara @ Not In Jersey said... {Reply}

How pretty!

Gina Kleinworth said... {Reply}

Oh I could wander there for forever! How cool!!!!

Buckeroomama said... {Reply}

What a picturesque place... I LOVE the red door, red windows, and the red waterwheel!

Carol @Comfort Spring Station said... {Reply}

I love old buildings especially mills and cabins. Beautiful post.

Sharon said... {Reply}

What a delightful place! We spent a day at the Henry Ford outdoor museum in Detroit, with similar vintage buildings. You would love that, too!

csuhpat1 said... {Reply}

What a super cool place. I would love to visit there. Thanks for sharing it. Great pics.

Thanks for hosting and have a wonderful weekend.

Lea said... {Reply}

Beautiful! Wonderful!

Jeanna said... {Reply}

It sure is picture perfect and that red really pops. What a picture of tranquility.

Julie Kay said... {Reply}

What a gorgeous place! I love old places like that!

Jill Harrison said... {Reply}

thank you for taking us to this lovely old mill. Beautiful stonework in the building. Happy travels and thank you for the link up.

Heather{Our Life In a Click} said... {Reply}

It is totally picture perfect!!! Love it!

Mary K.- The Boondocks Blog said... {Reply}

This has to be the perfect spot to enjoy Autumn!

Ida said... {Reply}

This is a beautiful Mill. Love the red accents and the stone work.

Chere Mama said... {Reply}

The colors here are so rich and beautiful!!

rebecca haegele said... {Reply}

I think I am going to have to read about Henry Ford having just returned from his old stomping grounds and now this!