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Get your holiday started at YMA’s sale!

It’s time again to load up on delicious, stone-ground cornmeal and gifts for your holiday at Yates Mill Associates’ holiday sale!

yma gearWe’ll have merchandise, crafts, cornmeal and cookbooks this Saturday, Nov. 19, in the visitor center at Historic Yates Mill County Park. Drop by between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to pick up your supplies for cooking and gift-giving!

This year, we’ll have a special featured item for sale – a reproduction of an 1878 map of Wake County, suitable for framing and giving to your favorite history buff. YMA was able to purchase all the copies of this 27.5×30 inch map produced by the State Archives, and we’ll sell them to you for $10 each. As with all our merchandise and crafts, proceeds go entirely toward our work to maintain and operate historic Yates Mill.

While you’re at the park, take a tour of Yates Mill during our last corn-grinding of this year’s season. Tours take place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (final tours each day start at 3:40 p.m.).


We’re grateful for all of you who make gifts, take mill tours, buy cornmeal and merchandise, and attend events to support Yates Mill Associates. Your generosity makes it possible for us to keep Yates Mill open and operating. You can donate securely right here on our website or download information about how to mail a check to us.

We can’t do it without you — thank you!



Yates Mill is a fully restored, circa-1756 gristmill located in Raleigh, North Carolina. It is the centerpiece of Historic Yates Mill County Park, located in central Wake County. The mill is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is the only restored, operational automatic mill in North Carolina and one of just a few in the country.

Yates Mill Associates Inc. is the guardian of this unique cultural and historic site. YMA was formed in 1989 to restore, preserve and operate the mill, and we are solely responsible for funding its upkeep and repair. Yates Mill Associates developed partnerships with Wake County and North Carolina State University, the mill owner and guardian, to develop a park around this significant relic. Today, this community resource also includes the A. E. Finley Center for Education and Research, and a 174-acre nature preserve.

Become a member today.

Yates Mill Associates
P.O. Box 10512
Raleigh NC 27605-0512

info@yatesmill.org