Abbott’s Historic Working Mill

Feel the water turbine rumble to life as it powers 1800s milling equipment, including grist stones and roller mills.

Discover over 200 years of history about the original mill in 1795 and learn about its namesake, miller Ainsworth Abbott, and the mill in present day.

Learn about Delaware inventor Oliver Evans and his role in milling history.

See a working model that provides a glimpse behind the scenes of Abbott’s Mill.

Come see our Running of the Mill

Third Saturday of the month
45 minute tours at 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm (Mar – Nov)
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Private Mill Tours

Schedule your own private Mill Tour for your school or group! You may Request a Private Mill Tour call Matt Babbitt at 302.413.5074.

Request a Private Mill Tour