Mandate and Mission

  • To demonstrate the operation of a once waterpowered grist mill in the grinding of grains.
  • To provide understanding of how a local grist mill operated within a rural agricultural economy, and contributed to the wider provincial economy at the end of the 19th century.
  • To present the story of Alexander McKay, who opened the mill in 1874, as well as the stories of the people who worked at the mill and those who used it.