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Sanborn Mills Inc

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C/o Colin Cabot 7097 Sanborn Road Loudon NH 03307 USA


Sanborn mills strives to nurture and educate, using its unique collection of 1830's water-powered mills, field and managed woodlots; encourages and practises traditional crafts and educational programs to further the development of sustainability and community, combining animal power, timber framing, blacksmithing and sound agricultural practises.


To restore & preserve historic buildings located at sanborn mills, to preserve the rich cultural and historic heritage of new hampshire, to educate the public by preserving and enhancing the historical context of sanborn mills

preservation of sanborn mills site and historic buildings

education of the local craftspeople by workshops designed to enhance and preserve their skills

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Rating: 5 stars  

Sanborn Mills is an outstanding, original organization that promotes the education and exercise of traditional skills and crafts such as blacksmithing, oxen team leading, and timber harvesting. Located on a large New Hampshire farm, the facilities and staff work hard to make the student experience an enriching and memorable one.

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My son and I signed up for a weekend of blacksmithing where we learned from a board member of the League of NH Craftsman in outstanding blacksmithing facilities. We spend our entire time learning new techniques and immediately putting them to use in the smithy on site. The staff was professional and provided an unprecedented experience that make our stay very enjoyable. We look forward to many more years of participation and learning through Sanborn Mills!

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Get the word out! Although the Cabots are keeping a low profile in order to refine the offering before going more public, there's no time like the present to build interest!

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