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Frye's Measure Mill

12 Frye Mill Rd, Wilton, NH 03086-5010
+1 603-654-6581
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Visual history lesson

A mill we just happened to encounter. Full of history, as well as many antiques. Questions were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Colleen S
Visit a National Treasure and go back in time.

This authentic, Smithsonian quality box factory is still in action. Wander through the old factory... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Scottbeckcat
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Wilton, New Hampshire
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Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this is the last water-powered mill since the 1850's.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good39%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“hand painted” (3 reviews)
“old mill” (4 reviews)
“new england” (4 reviews)
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12 Frye Mill Rd, Wilton, NH 03086-5010
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A mill we just happened to encounter. Full of history, as well as many antiques. Questions were encouraged and descriptions were made easy to understand. They continue to make Shaker boxes .

Thank Colleen S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This authentic, Smithsonian quality box factory is still in action. Wander through the old factory building and pick up little moments of your visit to NH -- a very cool hand made wooden kitchen spoon, little woolen animals, clothing, pottery, old publications, and stuff you'd...More

1  Thank Scottbeckcat
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We had no idea what a "measuring mill" was but we're glad that we now do. The boxes are handmade in three sytles with various hand paintings and different finishes. The mill has many other items from the past that are unique and well presented....More

1  Thank waynesunne
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

I visited Frye almost 15 years ago and it is still fresh in my memory as the best side trip I've ever taken. I am planning another trip to NH this August and Frye Measure Mill is top on my list of "must sees" ....More

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We stopped in and were so glad we did. What an awesome place this is. One of the ladies took the time to tell us all about the business. She said there are 3 folks who build and decorate all the beautiful boxes they sell....More

1  Thank Joanne V
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The only Shaker Box manufactuering in the country. Fabulous gift shop, and antique barn. A trip down memory lane.

1  Thank Scottbeckcat
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Located in a pastoral country setting, a bit out of the way (a good thing!), and worth the drive. The Mill is an historic setting, with a good story behind it. Worth researching before you go and filling in the blanks when you arrive. Truly...More

1  Thank Objective-NotPC
Reviewed 28 September 2016

It's a remarkable experience to "time travel" (backward) at Frye's Measure Mill. The wood work is stunning in its simplicity and design, and it is a gift to wander through the rooms of the shop in the oldest water-driven mill in our country. The smooth,...More

Thank Dianne S
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The only water-powered box mill east of the Mississippi, I think, with very interesting tours and a beautiful gift shop. Great place to bring out-of-town visitors!

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to see a piece of history. Nice to know some people embrace the pass enough, to keep the tradition alive. It only takes about an hour to wander around. Nice stop!

1  Thank Joh1Kar2
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