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Directions / Hours

The Mill will be open to the public from 10AM to 4PM on the following dates in 2017:  May 27, June 10 and 24, July 8 and 22, August 12 and 26, September 9 and 23, and October 14 (dependent on availability of water, please call Urban Forestry Center for information at 603-431-6774).

 Demonstrations dependent upon available water and wood.


The sawmill is located on Island Pond Road in Derry, New Hampshire.

From I-93: Exit 4 East on Route 102 to Route 28 By-Pass South. At 2nd set of lights, take left onto Island Pond Road. The sawmill is 3.7 miles on the left.

Taylor Mill Directions

Taylor Mill (Ballard State Forest) - The Taylor Mill is located in the Ballard State Forest on Island Pond Road in Derry, New Hampshire. Directions to the mill from I-93: Exit 4 East on Rte. 102 to Rte. 28 By-Pass South. At 2nd set of lights, take left on to Island Pond Road. The mill is 3.7 miles on the left.