The Historic Red Mill, Clinton, New Jersey

November 12, 2013

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This may be the most photographed building in New Jersey. The little town of Clinton in beautiful Hunterdon County is the home of The Red Mill, a very important building in its day.

The mill was used to make many things over the years, including wool, peach baskets, graphites, talc, and graphite.

These photos show the outside of the mill, and the last photo shows the powerful wheel from the inside.

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There is a little village next to the mill and I will have photos next week!

If you want to read more about The Red Mill, including the history of the mill, more photos, and visiting hours, read this page.

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  1. That is awesome! Great pictures. I wonder if THAT is the mill used in "Bob's Red Mill" products. I use them every single day! My latest blog post is a recipe that includes flaxseed meal from Bob's Red Mill. I will have to google that. I look forward to the village pictures!

    1. FYI, no I don't believe that IS the same mill. Bob's Red Mill is in Milwaukee, OR and the building they are in is red, so I'm guessing THAT is the red mill :) I'm sure you would have been up ALL NIGHT wondering! hahaha

    2. Yes, I don't think it's the same mill. Love their products, though.

      Thanks for visiting!

  2. An interesting l;ace and you covered it very well.

  3. Interesting place that i love to go. :)

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  4. Beautiful captures! No wonder it's a popular building to photograph

    1. Thank you so much! Yes, the place was packed with people. It is an important historical landmark.

  5. fantastic photography, its like a water dam or a river.

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  6. Beautiful!
    Hope you are having a wonderful day!

  7. Oh, I love history and I love red, I'm sold.

  8. Oh my goodness, such a wonderful mill. Sigh. It is so nice of you to post this image this week.
    JM Illinois