Sawmill news  October 24 2014

The mill volunteer group will have the mill open Saturdays 1:00-4:00 in October and November 2014.   We are still working to complete repairs and get the saw up and running soon.  Please visit the mill this fall to talk to the volunteers about our repair project.

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.