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We’ve been remiss …

If you’re a member of Yates Mill Associates, you know how critical your support is to our efforts to preserve and celebrate historic Yates Mill. But you may have felt a little abandoned by us lately, and we want to apologize. Since last fall, we’ve been sporadic in our responses to your generosity – we […]

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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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