Haines Mill Museum, Allentown

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Haines Mill, also known as Haines Mill Museum, is a historic grist mill located at South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1840, and is a four-story, stone building with a slate covered gambrel roof. It is three bay by three bay, 42 feet by 46 feet, 9 inches. The interior was rebuilt after a disastrous fire in 1908. A three-story brick addition was built in 1930, with a lean-to roof. Atop the main roof is a cupola. It remained in full operation until 1957. Today, Haines Mill is operated as a partnership between the County of Lehigh, which owns and maintains the site, and the Lehigh County Historical Society, which provides public tours.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1981.
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  • Plan to spend 30-45 minutes. With the right docent to explain the process from start to finish you can get a complete picture of wheat to flour. It is a bit dark inside and there is a steep staircase....  more »
  • Stumbled upon this amazing structure that is tucked behind Dorney Park and set upon the creek as the original mill location. While the museum was not open until spring, we enjoyed walking around the....  more »
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  • Picturesque, nicely landscaped, babbling brook. Very calming and serene. Unfortunately the mill was closed when I was there but I suspect it would have been an interesting tour
  • I think I speak for every person who grew up in this area when I say, I have had alot of good times at Haines Mill.

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