A TYPICAL SPOOM MILLERS' DAY
Fall Millers' Day, Niagara 2000
Pre-1812 Gristmill at Ball's Falls, Niagara
Measured overlay Drawings of the mill
Spring Millers' Day 2013 Robert Miller presents an explanation of how the mills at Indiana and Ruthven Park fitted into the navigation systems and grain/flour trade during the mid 1860's in Canada and the US.
IN ONTARIO - MILLS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC"
Backus Mill (see video below) in Port Rowan Ontario, is a national historic site and of special significance, as it was during the bicentennial celebration year for this mill in 1999 that the Canadian Chapter of SPOOM was born.
THIS WEB SITE WAS CREATED IN 1999 AND HAS BEEN MAINTAINED AND HOSTED SINCE THEN AT NO COST TO THE CHAPTER. IF YOU FIND ANY BUGS PLEASE CONTACT ROBERT MILLER
you have an interest in old Canadian Mills, please register
for our annual Millers' Day. Registration includes you in our Member/$upporter
Group. If you are unable to attend a Millers’ Day, but wish to
support the Chapter, please support our fundraising effort by completing
GROUP form and mailing it with your donation. This group of supporters
also constitutes our exclusive mailing list.
2015 FALL MILLERS' DAY
and Annual General Meeting will take place on September
12, 2015 just south/east of Peterborough Ontaro. In the morning,
we will meet at the Hope Sawmill at 10:00am
for a complete log sawing demonstration. Coffee and muffins will be
served. Following this we will head to the Lang Village Visitors Centre
for a lunch and a brief meeting. After our lunch meeting we have exclusive
access to the Lang Grist Mill in the Lang Pioneer Village. The Lang
Mill turbine was repaired this year and they are now grinding flour
Members of the Canadian Chapter are therefore encouraged to also become members of our parent organization in the United States which includes the quarterly "Old Mill News" magazine. For more information please visit their website www.spoom.org