Michigan Mills: Water-Wheel-Stone

Sponsored by Society for the Preservation of Old Mills (SPOOM) and Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - Sunday, October 26, 2014

Location:
Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm
1005 Van Hoosen Rd.
Rochester Hills, MI 48306
United States

Thursday, Oct. 23: Optional tours: Stony Creek Village, Meadow Brook Hall, or Clinton and Kalamazoo Canal OR Afternoon workshops on local history and milling topics.  In the evening, a program on the Rochester, Michigan mills and a perfromance by the Dodworth Saxhorn Band.

Friday, Oct. 24:  Morning and afternoon- Tours of local mills and millsites.  Evening: dinner and program on Meadow Brook Hall.

Saturday, Oct. 25: Morning and afternoon tours of mills and millsites.  Evening: Banquet and program on the discovery of the sawmill location for the lumber used in making Fort Mackinaw.

Sunday, Oct. 26:  SPOOM meeting.  Most of the mills and sites will be available for a return visit.  Several other area mills will also be available for your visit .

Optional:

Wednesday, Oct. 22: Miller training classes will be offered.

Before and after conference: Other Michigan mills will be available for you to tour.

For more information: www. spoom.org.

 

Website: http://spoom.org

Contact:
Deborah J. Remer
rhmuseum@rochesterhills.org
248.656.4663

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