See Local History of Willamette Valley

Visit Thompson’s Mills State Heritage Site for a taste of Willamette Valley local history.

Thompson's Mills

Dive into some local history at the Thompson's Mills State Heritage Site.

Photo courtesy Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

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LINN COUNTY, Oregon – If you and your family are looking to explore old country-side relics, check out the Thompson’s Mills State Heritage Site in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. The site of the oldest water-powered mill in the state is bathed in rural heritage and is a must-see for the local history enthusiast. Daily tours take you through the mill to see the turbines and milling machines in action.

Thompson's Mills State Heritage Site