Edinburg Mill is a grist mill in Edinburg, Virginia. The three story wood framed building stands on Stony Creek, set on a limestone basement. A working mill until 1978, the original structure was built in 1848 by the Grandstaff family. It replaced an 1813 complex developed by Grandstaff that included a sawmill, grist mill and a carding operation. The present mill was almost burned during the American Civil War, when forces under Union general Philip Sheridan set fire to the mill as part of their scorched-earth campaign. Local women convinced the soldiers to salvage the mill's flour, and the fire was extinguished, saving the mill.The mill is three stories tall with a prominent gable formed by the deep roof structure. Shed-roofed extensions are found to either side of the gable, with a lean-to office addition at the front gable end. Although built in the 19th century, the mill uses some 18th-century techniques, such as shoulder posts.Edinburg Mill is owned by the town of Edinburg in partnership with a preservation group. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 7, 1979. It is included in the Edinburg Historic District.Plan to visit Museum at the Edinburg Mill and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Shenandoah County attractions using our Shenandoah County tour site .
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Museum at the Edinburg Mill Reviews
3 stories of amazing local history. The first floor is free to check out. The above floors have an entry fee of $3 which is well worth the cost. There is such pride in military history and red cross. ... more »
This museum has 3 floors. The first floor is free and it is $3 to go up to the other two floors. As I did not have a lot of time, I stuck to the first floor which also has the gift shop. They shop has... more »
Great museum with so many pieces of history and it's free! Go upstairs for a small fee to see the movie about the burning. Great family trip! more »
Let me start out by saying WOW! The options are not limited, delicious food, good price, great service. I definitely recommend the spicy cheese curds. The desert combinations of limitless. Great museum, they even have a movie theater to play the historical movie on this mill. Five star is as high as I can go, but this deserves something much more higher.
I loved the variety of things they had going on, a nice historic museum, a large gift shop. Cozy restaurant and a well stocked winery. It was very nice
Incredible collection of memorabilia very thoughtfuly arranged. The Burning film features oral histories which add personal stories to the sad tale.
A ton of historic and period pieces from the 1800's and 1900's daily life, wonderfully displayed in a great, 3 story formerly working grist mill. Be sure to allow a couple hours to take it in.
Food was delicious
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