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Dexter’s Grist Mill, Sandwich

#11 of 27 in Things to do in Sandwich
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • This is a quick stop but well worth it. Very picturesque! Enjoy! Met a fisherman there who was actually fishing for bass.  more »
  • The Mill is a beautiful site. I walked around it taking pictures. The sound of the running water is very pleasant as is the view of the pond in front of the mill. Today the mill was not in...  more »
  • This explanation/demonstration us the best I've ever seen, and I've seen these things in several states! It covered the mechanical and practical aspects of a grist mill, and how it functions, as well as how the water actually does run it. Clear concise, interesting, and made easy to understand! Our guide even said that engineers are most interested, and anxious to crawl in there and figure it out, which, of course, is not allowed, for their own protection(trust me, I'm married to one for years, and they just discount their own need for safety!). He really enjoyed the talks, too! You can even buy some of the ground corn, if you want!
  • While beautiful and very picturesque, I am not sure what all the fuss is about. There is no parking and very crowded street intersection. I would avoid if you have something better to do or want to see. Not worth it. Just look at the pictures posted by me and other posters to save yourself the trouble, headache, and time.
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