Access to Peirce Mill is limited
Due to flooding access to Peirce Mill is limited to the main level. National Park Service staff will continue to be available to answer questions about the mill during normal operating hours. The lower level will be closed until cleaned.
Did You Know?
Although raised in the Quaker faith, Isaac Peirce and his descendants owned numerous slaves on the Peirce Estate. In 1862, with the passage of the District of Columbia Emancipation Act, the enslaved Africans on the Peirce estate acquired their freedom.