Wolf Run Studio - Grist Mills
Bill Harrah
Wolf Run Studio
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. . . GRIST MILLS . . . (Click on an image to see the actual notecard size)
Colvin Run Mill
Fairfax County, Virginia
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Colvin Run Mill is an operational 19th-century gristmill. Nestled between Tysons Corner and Reston, this Fairfax County landmark is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It stands on land that was once part of a major transportation artery from the rich farming valley of the Shenandoah to the maritime port of Alexandria, Virginia.

The mill still produces cornmeal and whole wheat flour as it did 175 years ago. The site also includes a 19th-century Millers' House, a 20th-century general store and a dairy barn. The restored landmark offers daily tours, educational programs, special events and outdoor concerts.

Text © 1993 Dianne Harrah, Drawing © 1993 Bill Harrah

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