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A Hidden Gem of History!

Here is a working mill to learn all about how mills played a vital part of communities years ago... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Louise C
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Very Interesting working Mill

This is an excellent stop for anyone interested in history. This roller mill is still in working... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hagerstown, Maryland
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443 W Newport Rd, Ronks, PA 17572-9717
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Here is a working mill to learn all about how mills played a vital part of communities years ago. Also there is a house next door on the property, frozen in time, preserved as it was back in the '40's and '50's. No admission charge,...More

Thank Louise C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an excellent stop for anyone interested in history. This roller mill is still in working order and you get a very personal tour of both the house and mill. Yes, they do run the mill. All of this and the price is free....More

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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We made a wrong turn and just happened to find this by mistake. You watch a video and then are explained and shown how it works etc. This was originally built in 1730 ! It really interesting I think. Right next door is their house...More

Thank tonyk744
Reviewed 4 September 2018

This is a quick stop, not an all day affair but it is definitely interesting. We had gone when it was closed so we could only see the grounds. Would like to come back to see the inside. I feel it would have been a...More

Thank travelzoom2016
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

There is tons of history here and the tour is absolutely free. The mill and the Ressler family house are preserved and run by the Ressler Mill Foundation. Everything in the mill and the house is original and very well maintained. We were here on...More

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Very fascinating tour and very informative of the history of grain milling. The Ressler Mill Foundation has done an outstanding job of preserving the history of the mill and family home. Our tour guide was very interesting and entertaining. Plan on spending 30-45 mins total...More

Thank dovo51
Reviewed 16 July 2018

The tour guide for the mill was very knowledgeable. It was very interesting to learn the history of the mill and the people who owned it. The house was interesting as well. All the items in the house are original. I wished I could have...More

1  Thank Amanda V
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped by coincidence at the parking on the other side of the road. When crossing the road we saw this old Mill with a sign Open. The guide asked is if we had time for a tour (20 min). We got a demonstration of...More

1  Thank Marie L
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Happened by here by chance so opted to stop in and have a look. Very old and interesting mill to visit for FREE. An older Amish gentleman was there to explain how the mill worked and lots of old artifacts around the building were visible....More

2  Thank DT-PEI
Reviewed 28 May 2018

While it may look a bit sparse when you enter the mill, after viewing the video and hearing its history, you will be impressed by just what took place there. Learn the family history and the legacy that provides the means to keep this mill...More

1  Thank Sheila S
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10 August 2017|
Response from Matthias M | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know from 10 a.m to 4 p.m during the main season.
14 November 2016|
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Response from ARodriguezP | Reviewed this property |
This is a free attraction and a worthwhile one at that! But of course donations are accepted and I would encourage anyone visiting this historical site to donate so as to help those who run the site to keep it up and running... More