Running of the Mill

a yearly event where the windmill comes alive turning all 8 vanes paired with art/craft vendors & family entertainment

a powerful experience

Experiencing Boyd's MIll up close, with all 8 vanes turning, working as it did everyday in 1810, is truly a magnitude in which one can only imagine

September 18, 2021 at Paradise Valley Park in Middletown RI

The Running of the Mill is a yearly event at Boyd's Mill in Paradise Park Middletown RI. Come experience our 8 vane windmill in action, with the sails on and turning the grindstone paired with an array of various art/craft vendors & entertainment for the entire family.

Open to the Public & Free Admission.

Stay Tuned for Updates as the event get closer.

Arts/Crafts Vendors interested in setting up a 10'x10' display area please email the society for more information.

Boyd's Windmill 1810 comes alive with sails on, turning all 8 vanes & the grindstones inside.
Arts & Crafts Vendors from various local entities.
Entertainment for the Entire Family

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