Learning Kits

Mills

Grades 4-8

Why were mills so important to early Vermont settlers?  How do mills work? Where were mills located and what products did they help produce? Learn the answers to these questions and more from the Mills kit.  Complete with books, diagrams, and science projects for the classroom, this kit provides in-depth details of how mills worked and who worked them.  Students will learn about one of the major building blocks of successful New England communities.

Sturdy rock foundations mark the site of Shoreham's first settlement and mills.

Sturdy rock foundations mark the site of Shoreham’s first settlement and mills.

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