Park Authority

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
703-324-8700 TTY 711
12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, Virginia 22035
Jai Cole
Executive Director

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Witness the Mill in Motion at Colvin Run Mill

Colvin Run MillHistory comes alive as Colvin Run Mill opens its doors to an immersive journey back to 1811! Beginning April through October, on the first and third Sundays of each month, visitors will have the unique opportunity to witness the mill in full operation from 2 to 3 p.m. for just $10 per person.

Discover the ingenuity of our forefathers and explore one of the nation’s last standing examples of early American mass production; learn about Oliver Evans’ groundbreaking plans for an automated mill, which forever changed the landscape of food production; get a glimpse into the lives of those who worked tirelessly to keep the mill running smoothly; and purchase your own freshly ground grain from the mill to add a touch of historic authenticity to your culinary creations.

Please note that operational hours are subject to weather conditions. For confirmation, please call Colvin Run Mill at 705-759-2771.

Register for Mill in Motion

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to experience history in motion!

Colvin Run Mill is located at 10017 Colvin Run Road in Great Falls. For more information or to register, visit the Colvin Run Mill website.

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