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Hot fun in the summer sun

Are your kids suffering from the mid-summer doldrums? How about you? The staff of Historic Yates Mill County Park has plenty for you all to do, from family canoeing and fishing, to playing games that would have been familiar to kids visiting Yates Mill a century ago, to an after-dark hike through the park’s woods. […]

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Like to volunteer? Be a Yates Mill VIP!

By the staff of Historic Yates Mill County Park The staff of Historic Yates Mill County Park have been working with Yates Mill Associates to recruit, train and oversee the work of a variety of “VIPs” – that is, Volunteers-in-Parks. We certainly could not provide the well-received programs, events and other services that we do […]

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Park welcomes NCSU alumni

N.C. State University has a long association with Yates Mill, dating to the University’s acquisition of the mill and surrounding property in the early 1960s. Alumni and their families recently got a personal tour of the mill and park — and an invitation to get even closer. The “Kick Back to Give Back” event on […]

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Honors for YMA leaders

Two of the people who played key roles in protecting Yates Mill have been honored for their positive impact on our community, one as a leader in education and scientfic research, and the other as an advocate for the arts, historic preservation, health care and youth organizations. Former YMA president John Vandenbergh and the late Katherine “Kit” […]

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Welcome – or welcome back – to park’s new full-timers

A couple of familiar faces will be with us more often at Historic Yates Mill County Park. YMA is pleased to join the park’s leadership in welcoming Jennifer Miller and Amy Dombrowski to new full-time positions as Park Technicians-Programming for both Historic Yates Mill County Park and Crowder District Park.

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