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YMA has plans for YOU

YMA members, friends, neighbors – we’ve got a busy spring coming up and we want you to be part of it! Mark your calendars now for two events coming up in May: our annual members’ reception and meeting, and a barbecue to help us raise the roof at Yates Mill. If you’re a member of […]

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Welcome back to Yates Mill!

It’s time to get our noses back to the grindstone: Tour season has begun at Yates Mill! Our favorite historic site is now open for weekend visitors — and, by advance arrangement, for group tours during the week. We’ll be delighted to show you the ins and outs of our amazing Oliver Evans automated milling […]

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Volunteer wrangler Carolyn Carter moves on

If you’ve been a regular visitor to Historic Yates Mill County Park – and especially if you’ve been there when our volunteer docents, interpreters and merchandise sellers are at work – chances are you’ve met Carolyn Carter, the park’s volunteer coordinator. Carolyn has been an essential part of the Yates Mill team since the park […]

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Meet the Volunteers: Patricia Rhiner

By Carolyn Carter Volunteer Coordinator, Historic Yates Mill County Park Patricia Rhiner has been a faithful volunteer at Historic Yates Mill County Park since we opened in 2006. But her ties to Yates Mill are lifelong: She is the granddaughter of Yates Mill’s last and longest-serving miller, John Daniel Lea Sr. Patricia grew up within […]

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Good deals abound at YMA’s holiday sale

Need an apron for the next time you bake muffins with Yates Mill cornmeal? How about a nicely packaged batch of straws to test your cakes? Or an attractive pin for your lapel depicting our favorite colonial mill? These and many other items were on sale at Yates Mill Associates’ annual holiday sale in early […]

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