If you go, Millwood, Va.

April 18, 2013
if you go
GETTING THERE

Millwood, Va., is about 70 miles from downtown Washington. Take Interstate 66 west about 50 miles to Exit 23 onto U.S. Route 17 north/Virginia Route 55 west. In eight miles, turn left onto U.S. Route 17 north/U.S. Route 50 west, and in 6.5 miles, right onto Bishop Meade Road. The mill is on the left in less than a mile.

STAYING THERE

The Ashby Inn & Restaurant

692 Federal St., Paris

540-592-3900

www.ashbyinn.com

The 19th-century inn, with 10 rooms total in a main building and nearby former schoolhouse, is seven miles from the mill. Rooms from $155, including breakfast.

The George Washington

103 E. Piccadilly St., Winchester

540-678-4700

www.wyndham.com

Fifteen miles from the mill. Built in 1924 and since renovated, with a historic feel and modern amenities. Rooms from $105.

EATING THERE

Locke Modern Country Store

2049 Millwood Rd., Millwood

540-837-1275

lockestore.com

Sells local, regional and imported products, including gourmet cheeses, chorizo, smoked fish, pâté, salads, soups and bakery items made daily.

The Berryville Grille

9 E. Main St., Berryville

theberryvillegrille.com

540-955-4317

Entrees include house-brined pork chop and sesame-seared ahi tuna. From $13.

PLAYING THERE

Art at the Mill

Burwell-Morgan Mill

15 Tannery Lane, Millwood

www.clarkehistory.org/art-at-the-mill

Spring session runs April 27 to May 12. Sunday-Friday noon to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. $5, seniors $3, students free.

From May 18 until November, except during Art at the Mill, the mill grinds grain and corn every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Open to visitors on Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Donations welcome.

INFORMATION

www.clarkehistory.org

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