Old Stone Mill, Delta, Ontario

200th Anniversary Weekend
June 5-6, 2010

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Demonstration by the Raptor Nature Conservancy at the 200th Anniversary Celebration at the Old Stone Mill, Delta, Ontario


Demonstration by the Raptor Nature Conservancy at the 200th Anniversary Celebration at the Old Stone Mill, Delta, Ontario


Demonstration by the Raptor Nature Conservancy at the 200th Anniversary Celebration at the Old Stone Mill, Delta, Ontario


Demonstration by the Raptor Nature Conservancy at the 200th Anniversary Celebration at the Old Stone Mill, Delta, Ontario


Soldiers of the Brockville Infantry Company (1862)  marching down the street


Fort Henry Fife & Drum


Brockville Infantry Company (1862)


Township of Rideau Lakes' Mayor Ron Holman greets the crowd.


David Boyd, the town crier for the Township of Rideau Lakes alerts the crowd that speechifying is about to begin


Dann Michols of the Delta Mill Society was the MC for the event


Mayor Ron Holman addresses the crowd


Mayor Ron Holman addresses the crowd


Local MP Gord Brown addresses the crowd


The staff listen to the speeches


MPP Steve Clark addresses the crowd


Paul George, curator of the Old Stone Mill, addresses the crowd


Paul makes special mention of Elizabeth Robinson, one of the founding members of the Delta Mill Society.


Elizabeth Robinson, one of the founding members of the Delta Mill Society.


Elizabeth Robinson cuts the ribbon to officially open the mill on its 200th anniversary


The ribbon is cut - the mill is open


The water wheel was spinning


Our newly installed millstones were turning


A local media video crew recorded the event


Brian Porter of the  Brockville Infantry Company (1862) stands guard


Brian chats with some guests


An interested crowd in the turbine shed


Examining the bolter


Viewing the miller's room display


Viewing the new third floor exhibit - Down By the Old Millstream


Natalie tries to catch a big one on the fishing simulator


Natalie winding in the reel on the fishing simulator


Guests enjoy the new third floor interpretive displays


Art Shaw and Peggy Fry look at the new third floor exhibit


Kids are attracted to Art Shaw's working model of a water wheel and millstones


Kid's are attracted to Art Shaw's working model of a water wheel and millstones


There was anniversary cake being served


Ian Johnson and Betty James serve anniversary cake


Visitors in front of the mill


Visitors in front of the mill


Old Stone Mill National Historic Site


Old Stone Mill National Historic Site


Bear The Tinker chats with a re-enactor


The Frontenac Arch Biosphere Craft Show


The Frontenac Arch Biosphere Craft Show


The Frontenac Arch Biosphere Craft Show


The Frontenac Arch Biosphere Craft Show


Hooking a big one on the fishing simulator


A nice bass


Listening to animal sounds with the new audio display on the third floor


Looking at part of the new third floor exhibit


New interpretation panels


Crowds enjoying the raptor show in front of the Museum of Industrial Technology


Roland Tetrault (retired miller from Upper Canada Village) demonstrates the operating millstones.  Husk supporting millstones visible in photo.  Old Stone Mill NHS, Delta, Ontario


Roland Tetrault (retired miller from Upper Canada Village) demonstrates the operating millstones.  Old Stone Mill NHS, Delta, Ontario


Smiling staff greeted all the visitors.


Voyageur Canoes from the Rideau Roundtable pack up after a day on the water.


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