Sponsored by Society for the Preservation of Old Mills (SPOOM) and Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - Sunday, October 26, 2014
Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm
1005 Van Hoosen Rd.
Rochester Hills, MI 48306
Thursday, Oct. 23: Optional tours: Stony Creek Village, Meadow Brook Hall, or Clinton and Kalamazoo Canal OR Afternoon workshops on local history and milling topics. In the evening, a program on the Rochester, Michigan mills and a perfromance by the Dodworth Saxhorn Band.
Friday, Oct. 24: Morning and afternoon- Tours of local mills and millsites. Evening: dinner and program on Meadow Brook Hall.
Saturday, Oct. 25: Morning and afternoon tours of mills and millsites. Evening: Banquet and program on the discovery of the sawmill location for the lumber used in making Fort Mackinaw.
Sunday, Oct. 26: SPOOM meeting. Most of the mills and sites will be available for a return visit. Several other area mills will also be available for your visit .
Wednesday, Oct. 22: Miller training classes will be offered.
Before and after conference: Other Michigan mills will be available for you to tour.
For more information: www. spoom.org.
Deborah J. Remer