Welcome to Old Wye Mill!

Step into the past and experience the sights and sounds of one of America's oldest water-powered mills!

While the Mill is closed to visitors during the pandemic, you can still purchase stone-ground organic and conventional flour, cornmeal, grits, and other products. Please call Rhonda at (410)-827-3850 or email oldwyemill@gmail.com to make arrangements!

Thank you for your interest in Old Wye Mill. We hope to see you soon!

More About Old Wye Mill

How We Got Here

The Old Wye Mill is located in the town of Wye Mills, on Maryland's Eastern Shore. It is the oldest continuously operated water-powered grist mill in the U.S. and the oldest commercial structure in continuous use in the State of Maryland. Founded in 1682, the Mill has a long and fascinating history and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. During the Revolutionary War, the Mill was called upon to provide flour for George Washington's troops.


Seasonal Opening Hours

May 1 - Mid November

Mon - Sat: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sun: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Old Wye Mill Services

Old Wye Mill has earned its positive reputation because we go out of our way to provide truly exceptional service to each of our customers or visitors. Read on to learn more about what we can do for you and how you can help the Old Wye Mill grow.

Discover the long and rich history of the oldest commercial operation in Queen Anne's and Talbot Counties (the county boundaries run through the water wheel and the mill).

Watch the waterwheel turn the heavy millstones as they grind grain, with millers explaining the milling process, on the 1st and the 3rd Saturday of each month May - mid November.

Explore our exhibits - featuring over 335 years of the food processing technology used here.


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