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Now Available! An interactive map showing the locations of existing mills in the U.S.
Bob McLaughlin is creating an interactive U.S. map showing the locations of existing mills. This is an ongoing project so expect regular updates and new listings.
Obituary--Esther Middlewood
Published on: 6/20/2018
Middlewood, Esther A. Grand Rapids, MI Esther Ann Middlewood, born November 11, 1942, went home to Jesus on Sunday, June 17, 2018.

As a freelance writer/editor, Esther contributed articles and stories to numerous publications. In 1995 she became editor of Old Mill News, an international magazine published by The Society for the Preservation of Old Mills, and served in that capacity for almost 12 years. Meanwhile, she wrote/edited several newsletters for non-profit organizations, including her church. Wanting to give back something to her community...

Special thanks to Shirley Yule.
New Grist for an Old MIll-MA
A $75,000 request by the Nye Family Homestead & Museum to continue refurbishing a historic mill on Old County Road was one of only two projects approved for community preservation funding.
2018 SPOOM Conference 2018
Hanford MIlls Museum is hosting the 2018 SPOOM annual conference in and around East Meredith NY. Hanford Mills will plan miller training on Wednesday at the museum. OMN
Alabama-Butler's Grist Mill Burn's Down
Published on: 3/21/2018
According to news reports Butler's Grist Mill burned to the ground on October 17, 2016. The mill was converted to a restaurant during 2014-15 and the owners are charged with arson in the Oct. fire as well as insurance fraud.