26th Annual North River Mills/Ice Mountain Day 2023
We will celebrate the bygone days of this 1700s village.
Enjoy a relaxing day in this once-bustling, now-quiet hamlet.
Activities usually include (Double check closer to the event date):
Ashley Creek -Native American lore, language, culture.
Historical reenactors encampment – French & Indian, Civil War: Rick Norris – 18th C. encampment. Brian Hall, 18th-century reenactor.
MaryAnne Lister shares information about the Fort Edwards Foundation and upcoming events.
Old time music jam on the porch
Folks clog/buck or flat foot dance
Interpretive hay-less ride around the hamlet.
Rob Wolford, Black smith.
Model A & Model T Fords.
Kim Straw and others display some steam engines & antique tractors.
The North River Mills United Methodist Church folks provide refreshments.
The adjacent quiet dirt lane is a nice place for a hike.
C.C. Hall has an excellent site with info about the village: www.NorthRiverMills.org
North River Mills was designated a “Historical Landmark”. If you have old photos ( people or structures of the village), we would love to scan them. Often old timers come to swap stories of North River Mills, giving the day a homecoming feel.
Ted Kalvitis, the antique tractor guru, and his better half, Stephanie, host the Narrow Gallery (corn crib) Art Show. (Contact us if you’re interested in exhibiting.)
Ice Mountain/ North River Mills docents may lead hikes to the cold vents (probably early.)