421 S. Broadway
Greenville, OH 45331  |  800.504.2995

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BEAR'S MILL

-ESTABLISHED 1849-

Built in 1849, this water-powered flour mill is an authentic example of a stone grinding mill of its time, placed on the National Register of Historic Place in 1977, it is still in use today to grind a variety of local grains.

Built in 1849 by Gabriel Baer, Bear’s Mill’s grand framework is constructed of exquisite hand hewn timber beams that are nearly 50 feet long — without a single splice. Standing four stories high, grain is carried from floor to floor throughout the inner workings of the Mill by the power of the water that runs through the mill race below.

 

Bear’s Mill still grinds grain into flours and meals today, using the same cool grind practices as old world millers. Grain is carefully passed through the French Buhr millstones to produce a healthy, whole, minimally processed product for you to enjoy.

Rededicated in 2015, the Clark Gallery plays host to an ever-expanding group of artists whom exemplify the rich heritage of their craft in a variety of mediums, many of which are available for purchase.

Historic Bears Mill

1PM-5PM Sunday 

10AM-5PM Tuesday-Saturday

6450 Arcanum-Bears Mill Road - Greenville, OH 45331

937-548-5112