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    Rock Creek

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  • Road Closure: Sherrill Drive, NW September 8 thru 19 for DC Water Sewer Line Work

    Sherrill Dirve from 16th Street to Beach Drive, NW will be closed to vehicle and bicycle traffic on weekdays between September 8 through 19 between the hours of 9:30 am to 2:45 pm for construction work on a nearby sewer line. More »

  • Evening Lane and Road Closures, Beach Drive

    DC Water crews will be performing sewer inspections on Beach Drive NW from 9:00 pm to 5:30 am through November 28, 2014. This work will require lane and road closures. More »

  • Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway Lane Closures and Construction Update Summer 2014

    Construction work on Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway at Waterside Drive continues. There will be lane closures between rush hours to accommodate work on the roadway, multi-use trail and infrastructure. More »

Event Details

  • 11/09/2013

    Location: Peirce Mill Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM Fee Information: Free! Contact Name: Jeanne Minor Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 202-895-6227

Watch corn convert to cornmeal using that old fashioned renewable energy: water. Explore the  four stories of Rock Creek's most successful gristmill and learn why Peirce Mill was cutting-edge for its time. Also discover the every day figures of speech that come to us from milling. Stop by the mill between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. for demonstrations. Please note that this is the last time Peirce Mill will be operating in 2013. The mill will close for the season on November 15th.

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