Pack A Picnic To Cook’s Old Mill In West Virginia And Spend A Relaxing Afternoon On Indian Creek
Monroe County, on the eastern border of West Virginia, is known for its agricultural roots. And one fascinating aspect of farming communities from past centuries is their need for and dependence on gristmills.
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To learn more about Cook’s Old Mill, visit this website. The owners are happy to allow visitors to enjoy the grounds free of charge; please be respectful of their generosity and do your part to keep the area a clean, beautiful, peaceful place when you visit!
Do you remember buying your family’s cornmeal or flour from a local mill, or do you still? There are several iconic mills scattered around the state, including the scenic Glade Creek Gristmill at Babcock State Park. Which is your favorite to enjoy for an afternoon?