2019 First Day Hike At The Prater’s Mill Historic Site Set For Jan. 1

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
A group from last year’s First Day Hike is bundled up against the cold at Prater’s Mill Historic Site. The next First Day Hike is set for Tuesday, January 1 at 3 p.m.  Meet on the porch of the mill.
A group from last year’s First Day Hike is bundled up against the cold at Prater’s Mill Historic Site. The next First Day Hike is set for Tuesday, January 1 at 3 p.m. Meet on the porch of the mill.
- photo by Mitch Talley

On New Year's Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 at 3 p.m. at the Prater’s Mill Historic Site there will be a hike organized on the Norma Gordon Nature Loop and the Prater’s Mill Greenway.  The guided nature trail hike is appropriate for both children and adults, and will be led by Greg Bruner. 

Hikers are asked to meet on the porch of the mill at 3 p.m.  Bring water, binoculars and wear sturdy shoes.

Prater’s Mill Historic Site is located at 5845 Ga. Hwy. 2 in Dalton.

For more information: 706-694-Mill (6455) or info@pratersmill.org.


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