Searching for a green and quiet place for a picnic close to Trenton, Walnford Mills is a good location. The industrial revolution (The time when machines and factories took over) began in America with water and wind power. The grist mill at Walnford is an example of 19 century technology that led America to become the powerhouse it is today. It is a retreat to 19th century life in a quiet and rural location. The grist mill is opened to visitors and operational on summer weekends. You can also tour the Waln house with many period furnishings. You can fish at the mill pond or just picnic on the grounds.
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