1864 Water Powered Grist & Cider Mill

The 19 acre Historical Park now consists of :
1864 Grist & Cider Mill
The antiquated four-story building’s main floor houses a working Water Powered Cider Mill and Grist Mill and a Museum.  There is a Blacksmith Shop, a Water Powered Machine Shop in its lower Level.  The third floor has been transformed into a quaint and cozy living quarters. The top floor has a lot of old machinery, gears, and pulleys still in that area.
1840’s two story Plank House, the oldest house in Bowens Mills
1850’s One Room School House, moved to the mill, the oldest one room school house in Barry County
1860’s 11 room Bowens House A Victorian House built by the Bowens
A Post & Beam Barn home of Belgian Draft Horses
A Quaint Covered Bridge that crosses the Old Mill Stream
17 foot Water Wheel completed in 1999
“Ye Ole Craft Shoppe” an artisans woodworking and coopers shop
“The Bowens Mills Gathering Place” a huge Arts & Entertainment Center for displays, social events, meetings, conferences, & performances
Log Cabin “Fork River Trappers Trading Post” Completed in 2002

Michigan Historic Places, West Michigan Tourist Association, Michigan State Historic Sites, Historic Mills, Fall Festivals, Apple Cider Press, Water Wheels, Covered Bridge, Log Cabin, Draft Horses, Anti