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It’s always news at Yates Mill

Our friends at News 14 Carolina produced a lovely video about visiting Yates Mill. We thank them for sending more guests our way. Share their video with your friends and invite them to come visit!

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Yates Mill is centerpiece of fun during Harvest Festival

Overcast skies did little to dampen the enthusiasm of volunteers, exhibitors and guests who came to Yates Mill’s eighth annual Fall Harvest Celebration. The park was crowded with families who enjoyed displays of traditional crafts such as blacksmithing and soap-making, and took part in games and activities from pumpkin painting to making corn-husk dolls to […]

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Games, crafts, culture and family fun at Yates Mill harvest fest

Do you love cornmeal? Historic trades? Handmade crafts? Traditional music and games? Then come out to this year’s Fall Harvest Celebration at Historic Yates Mill County Park! The annual autumn festival is due to take place on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. That’s also the first day of our monthly corn-grinding […]

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Meet our top ambassador: Dick Thompson

Yates Mill has been very fortunate through the years to have some very special people to champion it as a business, a cultural relic and now as a thriving community treasure. We’d like you to meet one of our very best ambassadors: Dick Thompson. As you’ll read in this article from Perspectives, the magazine of […]

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New company brews up gift for Yates Mill

We all know what delicious breads, muffins and cookies you can make with cornmeal ground at Yates Mill. Now our friends at one of Raleigh’s newest businesses have shown us how to make a delicious beverage to go with those treats: beer! And historically accurate beer, at that! A full house of Yates Mill Associates […]

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