Sawmill News May 23, 2019

Last day of spring 2019 visitor season Saturday May 25, 1:00-4:00 pm.

We are sawing local red and white oaks on Saturday afternoons 1:00-4:00 in May.

Visit the mill to see water-powered sawing on the historic Ledyard Up-down Sawmill.

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.