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Driving with Darbee: Lancaster’s Historic Rock Mill

Built in 1824, Rock Mill was one of a dozen grist mills in Fairfield County that ground flour and corn into wheat and meal. Architectural historian Jeff Darbee visits the mill to find out how restoration efforts are progressing at one of Ohio’s historic community gathering places. Photos and film courtesy of Lou Varga

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Columbus Gathering Places Preview

Discover a historic grist mill in Lancaster, neighborhood porch parties and University District memorabilia. Watch at 8:30pm Thursday on WOSU TV!

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Columbus Gathering Places

Discover a historic grist mill in Lancaster, neighborhood porch parties and University District memorabilia. Architectural historian Jeff Darbee takes us on a tour of the historic Rock Mill. The Old Oaks neighborhood invites us over for a Party on the Porch. And then we head to Ohio History Connection to learn about the beloved campus […]

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