Clifton Mill

75 Water St, Clifton, Ohio 45316 USA

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Closed Now
Opens Thu 9a
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
    Accepted
  • Not Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • Public
    Restrooms
  • Outdoor
    Seating
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“1 of the largest water powered grist mills still in existence”

Historic Clifton Mill is one of the largest water powered grist mills still in existence.  The first mill at this site was built in 1802 by Owen Davis, a Revolutionary War soldier and frontiersman miller.  The mill was built in this location to take advantage of the natural power of the concentrated water funneled into the gorge.  Owen Davis and his son-in-law, General Benjamin Whiteman also built a saw mill and a distillery.  Soon a village known as Davis Mills sprang up around the mills.  The Little Miami River powered five other mills that were built within a mile of Clifton Mill; a woolen mill, saw mill, paper mill, barrel mill and another grist mill.  Clifton Mill is the only one still standing.

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A Dayton area holiday tradition the Clifton Mill holiday lights display. This year limited to 25% capacity which actually made it nice to walk around and see the lights and displays. The main... Read more

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Giant pancakes! Nice Folksy atmosphere. Beautiful setting! Great Service! We will return! Read more

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John B.

Great place to come. Even not doing the holidays. You can come walk the gorge even in the summer. Has nice trails. Decent gift shop. It's just a getaway when you want to get away. Is this a place... Read more

Clifton Mill

75 Water St
Clifton, Ohio
45316 USA

Hours

Closed Now
  • Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Sun, Sat: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Parking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Restrooms
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Reservations
Does not take
  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Waitstaff
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