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MABRY MILL HISTORIC AREA                 276-952-2947
266 Mabry Mill Road, S.E. Meadows of Dan, VA  24120

DIRECTIONS: Milepost 176. 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  Beautiful location that has been photographed and painted many times. Restored gristmill, sawmill, woodworking shop and blacksmith shop. Old time skills (basket weaving, seat caneing, spinning, and weaving) demonstrated.

PARKING:  5 wheelchair accessible parking spaces.

TYPES OF PATHS:  Entire trail is paved or flagstones.  No steep grades.  The mill can be viewed from either end of trail.  There is a set of stairs to climb over the mill flume.  Handicapped parking for Historic Area is in “Overflow Parking” area in front of accessible rest rooms.  Short portion of trail leading from parking lot to exhibits is gravel.  Paths are 1/2 to 1 mile long.

ENTRANCE:  Located north end of mill.  Doors always open if mill is open.  Entry doors, 33 in. wide, open in with pull handle.  3 interior steps inside lobby located between entrance and exit.  Each step is 8 in. high.  Historic buildings have wooden, unpainted floors.  Blacksmith shop has wide path, no steps.  Matthews Cabin has 34 in. entrance with ramp.

PUBLIC REST ROOMS:  In parking lot.  Doors are 36 in. wide, open out.  No turns to enter womens, 90 degree turn to mens.  Accessible stalls have 32 in. wide doors opening out, and handrails.  15 in. between toilet and wall.  Sink height 32 in.  Pipes wrapped.  Accessible stall checked regularly for obstructions.  Rest rooms are identified by a raised figure with pants or skirt on door to designate men or women.  Unisex and/or companion assisted rest room available at the public rest room.

For guests with visual disabilities,there are hands-on exhibits, and documents in large print on non-glossy surface.    

GIFT SHOP:  Aisles 36-48 in. wide.  Counters 48 in. high.  Clerks assist customers with special needs.  Aisles clear of temporary displays.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Restaurant Gift Shop, Mill with Demonstrations; Open 8 AM -6 PM  7 days a week May-Oct.  Historic area (except for access to building interiors) Open Year-Around.


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