Tours of the operating Easton Roller Mill have been scheduled since 2013 for the summer months, May through September. For 2016 participants totaled 122, with special visitors on arranged tours adding 25 visitors. Tour dates for 2017 will be May 28, June 25, July 23, August 27, and September 24. from 2 to 5 PM. On September 24 the hours will be extended from 1 to 5 PM to note the 150th-year anniversary of the mill, and special events will be scheduled. Tours are announced in the Events sections of the Morgantown Dominion Post (Thursdays) and on the event page of the Greater Morgantown Convention and Visitors Bureau in the Friday newspaper editions the week of the tour.
The Program for September 24th
The Monongalia Historical Society
Invites You to a Free Celebration
Of the 150th Anniversary of the Easton Roller Mill*
Sunday, September 24, 2017, 1 to 5 PM
Mill Tours with Operating Mill Machinery,
Kids’ Activity Table, Refreshments, Music,
Genealogy Information, Mill Bag Display and Handouts,
*Located on Easton Mill Road, 300 Yards from the intersection of US 119 and WV 857
(Near the new intersection below the airport hill)
The guided tours last about 30 minutes, and involve inspecting all of the mill facilities, including the mill power engine and the processing machinery used to provide milling services to the community. Usually an operator is available to run the engine and the roller mills. Tours are suitable for all ages, but children must be carefully supervised by accompanying adults.
No rest room facilities are available at the mill.
There is no charge for the tour, but donations are appreciated to help cover the costs of mill maintenance and operation. Special group tours may also be arranged.
For more information call 304-594-2290.
The mill is located near Morgantown, below the Mileground on Easton Mill Road, at the bottom of the Airport Hill, off of US Route 119 and WV 857. It is about 300 yards on the right, with gravel parking in front.