Boston Flour Mill

Boston Flour Mill is a historic gristmill in Shedd, Oregon.

It was built in 1863 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. It is part of the Thompson's Mills State Heritage Site.

The mill has been the site of field schools of both the historic preservation program and the archaeology program of the University of Oregon, in 2003 and 2005 respectively.

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    This is a red wine glass. Can I get my water in a water glass, please?
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