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Millwrights, Millers & their Apprentices

Date/Time

March 16, 2019
01:00 PM until 04:00 PM

Description

Milling is among the oldest of human occupations. While a miller operates water or wind mills, a millwright builds them and sets up machinery such as drive shafts, gears, and mechanical belts. Most millers and millwrights were educated through apprenticeship programs where they received classroom education and on-the-job training. Explore this tabletop display to discover the similarities and differences of these historic trades; sign an apprentice’s contract; and use plastic gears to design your own machine! For all ages; FREE. Registration is not required.

Cost

Free

Location

View map Historic Yates Mill County Park
4620 Lake Wheeler Road
Raleigh, NC

Additional Information

Ages:

All ages with a parent or caregiver

Town:

Raleigh

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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Millwrights, Millers & their Apprentices

Date/Time

March 16, 2019
01:00 PM until 04:00 PM

Description

Milling is among the oldest of human occupations. While a miller operates water or wind mills, a millwright builds them and sets up machinery such as drive shafts, gears, and mechanical belts. Most millers and millwrights were educated through apprenticeship programs where they received classroom education and on-the-job training. Explore this tabletop display to discover the similarities and differences of these historic trades; sign an apprentice’s contract; and use plastic gears to design your own machine! For all ages; FREE. Registration is not required.

Cost

Free

Location

View map Historic Yates Mill County Park
4620 Lake Wheeler Road
Raleigh, NC

Additional Information

Ages:

All ages with a parent or caregiver

Town:

Raleigh

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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