Sawmill news  July 8 2014

After work sessions every week this spring, the volunteer group is taking a break for the summer months.  The repairs and restoration have proved to be a long project, but we are targeting the first Saturday in October 2014 to begin sawmill demonstrations again.  See a brief description of the repairs on the About the Ledyard Sawmill page.

See other recent sawmill happenings on the Events page.

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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.

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