Free. Open Saturdays 1:00 - 4:00 pm

April - May

October - November

Fall 2017 visitor season Saturdays 1:00-4:00 pm October and November.

Looking for an authentic New England experience on a Saturday afternoon in the spring or fall? Visit Sawmill Park in Ledyard, CT and see an original 19th century water-powered up and down sawmill cutting local timber into lumber.

In addition to log sawing demonstrations, there is a blacksmith shop, shingle mill, gristmill, ice harvesting tools and the rest of Sawmill Park and picnic area looking over the mill pond.  Please visit us soon!

Group Visits.  Schools or other groups can contact the Ledyard Historic District Commission via Ledyard Town Hall (860-464-8740) to arrange  group visits during hours the mill is not normally open. Or contact the mill volunteers at

Sawmill Park is a town of Ledyard-owned park open every day to the public.  The sawmill is only open during visitor season in spring and fall.

photo courtesy Cynda Warren Joyce