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2015: Open House & Water-Powered Mill Demonstrations

June 19, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

| Free

755Join us our annual Open House!

Come enjoy blacksmithing demonstrations in the historic blacksmith shop and the teaching studio. Teamsters John and Tyler will have the draft horses and oxen out to illustrate the skills of working safely and effectively with animal power. Learn about ox yokes from Farm Manager Tim Huppe. johnschlang_forwebTimber framing will be showcased by a team of skilled craftsmen.

Millwright Brian Clough will be operating the grist mill throughout the day. This year the sawmill will be under repair so visitor’s will get a glimpse of what it takes to keep 19th century water-powered technology in working order!
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There are new gardens for you to enjoy and visitors will be able to view some of the building projects underway that will support the future expansion ofbarn framing feb 2015lo res for email our educational programs.

Parking this year will be down at the Red House.

Handicapped parking will be available at the mill sites.

There is no charge to visit the farm during the Open House. However, donations that help our nonprofit educational mission are gratefully accepted!

Sanborn Mills is a working farm so please dress casually. It takes about 2 hours to tour the farm and involves walking over a variety of surfaces so please where comfortable shoes.
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Owing to the ongoing construction projects, the operation of antique machinery, and the presence of large animals working on the farm during the Open House, each child aged 12 or under must be accompanied at all times by an adult responsible for that child’s safety.

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Questions?   Please call 603-435-7314 weekdays between 9 am and 3 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Details

Date:
June 19, 2016
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.sanbornmills.org

Organizer

Sanborn Mills Farm
Phone:
(603) 435-7314
Website:
www.sanbornmills.org

Venue

Sanborn Mills Farm
7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH 03307 United States
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Phone:
(603)435-7314
Website:
sanbornmills.org