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Share Dick Thompson’s lifelong love of Yates Mill

We’re a lucky bunch at Yates Mill Associates. Our organization’s leadership includes many people whose memories and family ties to the Yates Mill community stretch back generations. Their love for this special place helped save it when they formed Yates Mill Associates in 1989, and it keeps us strong today as we carry out the […]

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YMA holiday sale, Dec. 7

We’re warming up for winter at Yates Mill with our annual holiday sale. Mark your calendar for Saturday, Dec. 7, and join us at the park! The sale runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the A.E. Finley Center at Historic Yates Mill County Park. We’ll have plenty of items for holiday giving including cookbooks, […]

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Faire du pain avec le moulin de Yates

Yep, that’s a mouthful — and so were the delicious baked goods we enjoyed at La Farm Bakery early this month as we helped master baker Lionel Vatinet celebrate the publication of his new cook book, “A Passion for Bread.” Lionel has been a supporter of Yates Mill Associates for several years, since he first […]

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Winter at the park: Staff keeps busy while Yates Mill is closed

By Rebeccah J.W. Cope Program Director While the leaves on the trees surrounding the millpond are changing from their summer greens to the colors of fall and the migratory birds are making their way through the area, park staff is already thinking about winter and planning for the many activities that will take place during […]

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Love Yates Mill? Help show it off!

We were pleased to be invited this weekend to a celebration of the wonderful volunteers who help make Historic Yates Mill County Park one of Wake County’s most popular attractions. Each year, our friends on the park staff put on a barbecue with music to thank the people who guide tours, wear historic costume on […]

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