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Review of Old Mill

Old Mill
Ranked #13 of 88 things to do in Nantucket
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

This mill is still a working mill. Amazing history on its operations past and present. Enjoy the views and tour.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This was the second operating mill we visited while on the Cape. The first was the Grist Mill in Sandwich. This mill operates in much the same way with the hoppers, grinding wheels and gears. The old mill is picturesque. We rode our bikes up to this point just to visit. It was definitely worth it. Beautiful stop with a great history.

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We went to the whaling museum and the admission also got us a tour here. Our tour guide was so informative and explained how the mill worked. He got the young kids involved by pulling ropes and he was very interactive. The day we were there, the mill wasn't working. But it was still very cool.

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NHATeam, Public Relations Manager at Old Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for reviewing your trip to the Old Mill! We are thrilled to hear that you had such a wonderful time learning more about the mill's functions and its history as the oldest continuously operating windmill in the country. Thank you again for taking the time to write your review, we hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

We drove by the Old Mill several times on our stay in Nantucket and it is incredible to know that it still operates. The mill is very well preserved and maintained. It is situated on a road nearby the center of town.

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NHATeam, Public Relations Manager at Old Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you for your review of the Old Mill! We are glad you enjoyed your visit to the Old Mill, which was first built in 1746. We thank you again for taking the the time to write your review and we hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This was an interesting site for an historic tour. It's the oldest and the only one left, so it's worth a visit. They will even show you how it operates.

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NHATeam, Public Relations Manager at Old Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thank you for reviewing your visit to the Old Mill. We are glad you enjoyed your tour through the mill and learning about the mill's functions and history! We thank you for visiting and for taking the time to write a review, we hope to see you again soon!

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