Author Archives: JW Sinton

Mill River History — End of the 17th-Century Section

John has posted the last of Section 5 on the early European settlement to the end of the 17th century.  Stay tuned for the 18th —   Oh, how slowly does the hand of history move!

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Additions to Mill River History

Well, folks, John has finally gotten around to revising and adding to his Mill River history.  Parts 5A and 5B are now available here and here.  We’ll post more shortly.  Enjoy the bedtime reading, and please comment, suggest, or make … Continue reading

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Leeds Walk Reprise! Saturday, November 8

We’re thrilled to announce that the Leeds Mill River Greenway Committee will be reprising their fascinating stroll through this historic mill village on Saturday, November 8 from 10-12.  There are very few spots left, so please reserve your place by … Continue reading

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Williamsburg Reservoir Dam Walk 11/1/14

We’re excited about our upcoming river walk in Williamsburg, which will take us up to the old dam itself. The walk will take place this Saturday, November 1 from 9:30am to 12:30pm.  For our regulars, please note the longer time … Continue reading

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Directions to Flotsam Weirs in Williamsburg

At summer’s end, we’re looking back on a wonderful series of walks and some great news that we’ll be sharing with you in the next couple of weeks.  Meanwhile, what remains?  Well, here are directions to Todd Lynch’s fantastic “Flotsam … Continue reading

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Welcome Back to a Busy September

Welcome back from a cool, wet, lovely summer.  We’ve got a busy fall planned for the Mill River, starting with 3 (count ‘em — three) walks in September alone.  Here’s what’s coming your way: Saturday, September 6, Riverwalk in Leeds, … Continue reading

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Todd Lynch 9/13 Updated Link

Here’s a link to Todd Lynch’s blog that gives you a hint of this exciting adventure next month.  Note the nest (probably a Carolina wren) a bird couple already built in the photo in the second row, far right.

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Sept. 13th New River Walk and Art Installation in Williamsburg

MRGI is proud and excited to support Todd Lynch’s art installation, lecture, and walk on the Mill River in Williamsburg on Saturday Sept. 13th.  Todd is a landscape architect and artist who’s been a long-time friend of the Mill River.  … Continue reading

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Leeds Riverwalk on Sept. 6

Just to clarify the Riverwalk Schedule: the riverwalk in Leeds is still scheduled for Saturday, September 6. We’re excited  about this new riverwalk, which will be led by residents of Leeds, so all of us will be able to get … Continue reading

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August Change of Date and July 12th Riverwalk

The August 9th Riverwalk has been rescheduled for September 20th The riverwalk from Crimson & Clover Farm to the Meadow St. Bridge, originally scheduled for August 9, has been rescheduled for SEPTEMBER 20TH so that both Laurie Sanders and Elizabeth … Continue reading

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