Old Stone Mill National Historic Site, Delta

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Old Stone Mill National Historic Site shows 19th-century industrial heritage and early milling technology through interactive exhibits, public programs, events, and demonstrations. The mill dates back to 1810 and remains one of the finest examples of industrial architecture in the area. The site was featured on one of Canada's postage stamps in 2010. Guided and self-guided tours available. Stone-ground flour is also available on regular basis. Go to the website for more information. Put Old Stone Mill National Historic Site on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Delta travel itinerary planner.
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  • This mill is truly spectacular in every way. The tour is wonderful. Staff are very knowledgable. Have been several times  more »
  • We only planned to have a 20 minute tour after being given three choices but we ended up staying 45 minutes as it was so interesting, We had stayed at Denault Mansion and Walter was one of the owners,  more »
  • Stop here and get a sense of both history, as well as potential for quality restoration. Enthusiastic guides. Worth your time.  more »
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  • We are so happy that we stopped in Delta to check out this historic place. The staff were very well informed, dressed in period costumes, and charming. You may see a couple of folks just hanging out in the gift shop near the entrance, they're usually members of the restoration group, and full of fun facts. The exibits are well labeled, and well explained. The building itself is the star of the show. One of the volunteers had made brownies and was giving them away to us visitors. The gift shop had some fresh all grain flour we bought.
  • We took a wonderful tour of the historic mill. The young lad that gave us a tour was extremely knowledgeable and answered every single question we threw at him. It’s so nice to see this building fixed up. They have wonderful displays. There is a small gift shop and if you’re lucky you can get flour made right from the mill. There is no admission charge but donations are always excepted. Please look through all of my photos so you have an idea of what to expect.
  • A pleasant surprise for the quaint but sparce little town of Delta. Guides dressed in the era to match take you on a very educational tour of the old Stone Mill. The amazing thing is this Mill still uses the old stones to create and sell small quantities of flour. A must stop for anyone traveling through or staying at Delta.
  • Wonderful and clean. It is in use and you can enquire about the dates when you can meet the miller, see the organic Red Fife wheat be ground and buy some (even baked bread). Run by knowledgeable volunteers.
  • Had a wonderful informative tour! Thanks for educating us! This mill is such a cool/interesting piece of history!
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