Sawmill News May 26, 2019

Closed until fall.  Fall visitor season starts Saturday October 5, 2019.

Many thanks to mill visitors, the volunteer group, and the town of Ledyard for a great spring visitor season!

The mill is closed as usual for summer.  The mill volunteers will be working on maintenance and improvement projects to get ready for fall.

Open for visitors in 2019 in April, May, October, and November on Saturdays 1:00-4:00 pm.

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The historic Ledyard Up-Down Sawmill is the original water-powered sash sawmill located on the original site on Lee’s Brook in Ledyard, Connecticut.  Restored to operating condition in the 1970s and now staffed by volunteers, the mill is open to the public for sawing demonstrations on Saturday afternoons in the spring and fall.  There is no admission charge. was created by and is maintained by volunteers for the purposes of education and publicizing the Ledyard Up-Down sawmill and historic sawmill technology; this website is neither endorsed by nor officially affiliated with the town of Ledyard, Connecticut.

The mill buildings and property are owned by the town of Ledyard, CT and administered by the Ledyard Historic District Commission.  

Sawmill Park is a town of Ledyard-owned park open every day to the public.  Inquiries about Sawmill Park should be directed to the town of Ledyard Parks & Recreation Department.  860-464-9112.