(Photo credit- Mark Medeiros Photography)
The Rotary Club of Dartmouth will be conducting two tours of historic Russells Mills Village in conjunction with the Dartmouth Grange Fair on Saturday, September 12th. The mini-bus tours will depart from the former Russells Mills Library at 10am and 2pm, and will be 1 to 1 ½ hours in length. Space is limited, so advance registration is advised. Advance reservations can be made by phone to Eleanor White, Rotarian tour coordinator, at 508-994-9007.
Tour guides are Bob Harding and Burney Gifford, local historians who will provide interesting and informative narration about historic sites and events of interest within the historic village, Including the Russells Mills Landing, the Mill Pond, the former schoolhouses and library, Allen’s Mill, Davoll’s General Store, and Observatory Rock.
They will discuss old mills and residential structures, as well as the Town Pound and other features of the historic Village of Russells Mills. Participants will be given a printed guide (including photographs) that they can take home with them, which will include much of the information provided on the tour.
Come to the Fair!  .....and take advantage of the Rotary Club’s guided tour of this special historic area.