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Due to COVID-19 restrictions the mill will not be open for public tours for 2020. Join us for our first virtual tour! The City of Ann Arbor and the Community Television Network helped Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission bring our history home to you. Learn about the rich history of the Parker grist mill at Parker Mill County Park. About the Parker Grist MillThe Parker grist mill is an operable mill built in 1873. Its equipment is original, left after the Parker family ceased milling operations in 1958. A visit to this historic treasure provides an opportunity to learn about an integral aspect of rural life in the early days of European settlement in Washtenaw County.
The Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission, founded in 1973, currently manages 14 parks and 33 nature preserves totaling more than 6,000 acres. Washtenaw County Parks provides recreational and nature-based programming. Visit us at washtenaw.org/parks on Facebook and Instagram, or call 734-971-6337.