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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