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Address: Sudbury, MA
Phone Number:
+1 (978) 443-1776

Part of the Longfellow Wayside Inn, a National Historic Site, this is a...

Part of the Longfellow Wayside Inn, a National Historic Site, this is a replica of an early 1740s grist mill that is still used for grinding grains for use and sale at the Inn.

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Beautiful spot

So historic and nice walking paths. Very peaceful and scenic views. Located right off the main road.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 January 2017
El C
Milton, Massachusetts
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Milton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

So historic and nice walking paths. Very peaceful and scenic views. Located right off the main road.

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Acton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Reproduction of a grist mill. Works, great area for wedding and other photography. Nice to see it in operation.

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McGregor, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

What an absolutley beautiful replica! Lot's of historic touches and a perfect Kodak opportunity! Take pictures on the bridge by the stream and check out all the old Mill Stones!!!!!

Thank Leslie D
Stuart, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

You can visit Authentic working grist mill and tour inside. The grounds are wonderful for picnicking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

A great place for photos and a bit of history still in use today, as the flour used at the wayside inn is ground here!

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Shawnee Mission, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Sudbury is an iconic destination in Massachusetts of the Old England and historic for many reasons. Each time I visit my relatives, I take some time off to get acquainted with the local history. My spouse and I were driving and took a tour of the Old Grist Mill and the picturesque garden around while the museum remains closed on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

This is a great place for a picnic. Your kids can run around and look at the stream and go inside and learn about the Grist Mill. Great Place to take pictures for a wedding and you can even get married across the street at the Red Chapel.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

This has to be one of the most photographed spots in New England. This is part of the Wayside Inn area, create by the Ford Foundation. The mill never actually worked...another of Ford's follies....but it sure is beautiful to see. You can easily walk up to the Wayside Inn and just across the road is the Martha Mary Chapel and... More 

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is a nice place to visit to see a working Grist Mill in a very peaceful setting. Many people come and have picnics on the grounds and the output from the Grist Mill is used to make some of the biscuits at the adjacent Wayside Inn. The miller is very helpful in explaining the workings of the mill. If... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Beautiful view in Autumn! I like to go every fall. I enjoy taking pictures also it's quite and peaceful place. You're going to love it!

Thank IvetteTrevino

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