More About Old Wye Mill
How We Got Here
The Old Wye Grist 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 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.