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Heritage Day Online
October 10, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM| Free
Join the National Park Service and the Friends of Peirce Mill on Saturday, October 10, starting at 10:00am for video premieres on Facebook.
10:00 Learn About Our New Peirce Mill Scavenger Hunt for Kids
Click here to download our new scavenger hunt in English or Spanish, then head down to Rock Creek Park with your family!
11:00 See All Four Floors of Peirce Mill
Peirce Mill was built almost 200 years ago, using Oliver Evans’ revolutionary milling system. Elevators moved grain and flour between special machines that could clean, grind, dry, and sift. In 2011, the Friends of Peirce Mill and the National Park Service worked together to repair the waterwheel and millstones. Now we’re restoring the rest of the building! Join us for a virtual tour of all four floors of Peirce Mill, and learn more about this 19th-century mechanical marvel.
Noon Learn What a Corn Sheller Does
1:00 See the Rope Maker in Action