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Sanborn Mills Inc

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Causes: Arts & Culture, Historical Organizations

Mission: To restore and preserve the mill site and other historical buildings of sanborn mills, to preserve the historical and cultural heritage of a 19th century new england farm and to educate the general public, specifically craftspeople, scholars, and historians.

Programs: To restore & preserve historic buildings located at sanborn mills, inc. 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, inc.

operation of sanborn mills farm as a place for people to learn how to work the land in ways that are sustainable and self-renewing. Using the model of a traditional new england diversified working farm (agricultural fields, managed forests, timber framed barns for animals, etc. ). The farm serves as a place to apply the lessons learned from the past to current needs for sustainability and community.

education of the local crafts people by workshops designed to enhance and preserve their skills.

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Rating: 5

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.