Mill restroom facilities are closed for the season.

Lanterman’s Mill

One of Mahoning County’s most historic landmarks, Lanterman’s Mill was built in 1845-46 by German Lanterman and Samuel Kimberly. Restored in 1982-85 through a gift from the Ward and Florence Beecher Foundations, this community treasure represents one of the many pioneer industries developed along Mill Creek and operates today as it did in the 1800s, grinding corn, wheat, and buckwheat.

Visit Lanterman’s Mill and step into the past. Observe the pioneer ingenuity involved in the early production of meal and flour, smell the sweet aroma of freshly ground grains, and feel the rumbling vibrations of the massive stones as the various grains are ground. Browse the gift shop located in the Mill to find unique items and charming wares made by local artisans. Our stone-ground cornmeal, buckwheat, and whole wheat flour are preservative-free and can be purchased in the gift shop and at local participating stores. Call 330.740.7115 for information regarding our stone-ground flours and meal. Download a brochure for delicious recipes using your Lanterman’s Mill products.

Facilites at this area include:

  • Observation deck overlooking Lanterman’s Falls
  • Covered bridge (located upstream from the Mill)
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    Designed after a bridge used by farmers to bring their grain to the mill in the 1800s, the Covered Bridge is one of the scenic highlights of Mill Creek Park. Construction of the Covered Bridge was completed in 1989 and was made possible by donations from The Land and Water Conservation Fund through The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, The Ward and Florence Beecher Foundations, The Youngstown Foundation and The J. Ford Crandall Memorial Foundation.

  • Restrooms (during Mill hours of operation)
  • Hiking trails

The nearby East Gorge Walk and West Gorge Trail offer a dramatic peek into the area’s geologic history. Listed in the Mid-America Walking Atlas, the award-winning Gorge Trail is a breathtakingly beautiful two-mile loop along Mill Creek. The trail consists of a boardwalk and is bordered on one side by the stream and on the other side by a massive wall of sandstone.

Address, Hours & Info

Lanterman’s Mill
980 Canfield Road
Youngstown, OH 44511

Phone: 330.740.7115

Seasonal Hours
April & November
Saturday & Sunday only, Noon – 4 PM

May through October
Tuesday – Sunday, 10 AM – 5 PM; Closed Monday

Admission
Children under 6: free
Students 6 – 18: $.75
Seniors 60+: $.75
Mahoning County Resident: $1.00
Non-Resident: $2.00

The History of Lanterman’s Mill

Click here to learn more about the history of Lanterman’s Mill.

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