The Newlin Series

Join us for our annual series in which we explore different aspects of Newlin Grist Mill’s unique historical and environmental resources. Get an in-depth look at the site with special programs from both Newlin staff and outside presenters.

We will be hosting the program virtually via Zoom again this year. Programs are free to attend, but please pre-register using the links below. The 2022 Newlin Series is sponsored by Team Toyota of Glen Mills

Scroll down to view recordings from some of our past Newlin Series programs!

“Turning Water to Power: How Water Systems Work”
Thursday, August 11 at 7pm

NGM Executive Director Tony Shahan will explore the structures and devices needed to run a water-powered mill and dissect the “machine on the landscape” using examples from different mills. As well as referring to primary sources, he will draw on physical evidence from the archaeological studies at Newlin Grist Mill and others.

Register here.

“Restoring the Iconic American Elm to Urban Landscapes”
Thursday, September 22 at 7pm

Ulmus americana (American elm) was once widely planted in American cities but has been decimated by Dutch elm disease (DED). Dr. Tara Trammel, John Bartram Associate Professor of Urban Forestry at the University of Delaware, will talk about restoring DED-resistant Ulmus americana in urban landscapes.

Register here.

View Past Newlin Series Programs

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