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Cleveland Mill Museum’s Benefit Dance
August 16, 2014 - 4:30pm or so Potluck - 7:30pm Dance
Cleveland Roller Mill Museum, Cleveland, NM

The Rifters, one of New Mexico’s best liked country western dance bands is featured. If you like 2 stepping and waltzing and some polkas thrown in, this is the dance for you! Plus it supports the Cleveland Roller Mill Museum. This event features an optional potluck for those interested.

Cost: $20 at door or in advance
Bring a lawn chair. Camping is available free. So is breakfast. See you there!
Dan Cassidy - (575) 387-2645 -
Linda Todd - 575 758 3533 -



Saturday (August 30)
& Sunday (August 31)

Click for Program!

Syd Masters and the Swing Riders

Meadow City Camera Club Photography Exhibit (ongoing)

Cleveland Roller Mill Museum & Grounds
Rental for Events & Weddings


Mill History & Online Tour

Map & Contact Information

Historic Photo Exhibit

Cassidy Family Photos 1870's to 1940's

Cassidy Farms

Cleveland Roller Mill Museum’s current exhibitions through Labor Day weekend.

"Valley of the Mills" This Exhibit provides information on the mill's history, and wheat farming and milling in Mora County, as well as a historical overview of the history of western Mora County. Wheat farming and milling were Mora County’s most important economic enterprises for nearly a century encompassing a time period from 1860 to 1940.

“Mora County: The early years.” This photo exhibit includes 80 historic photographs relating to the architecture, landscape and personalities during Mora County’s early years.

The Cleveland Roller Mill Museum is a 3 story, adobe, water powered flour mill that has been turned into a local history museum. The Mill's original equipment is intact and operable for demonstration purposes. The Mill is operation during the Cleveland Millfest that takes place Labor Day Weekend.

Museum Hours: Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day Weekend: 10am to 3pm weekends only. Admission is Free except during the Millfest on Labor Day Weekend.

Driving Directions:
Cleveland Roller Mill Museum, highway 518 - mile marker 31 in Cleveland, NM (2 miles NW of Mora)
From Santa Fe/ABQ:
drive north on I-25 to Las Vegas and take exit 343, and get on hwy 518 and drive 32 miles to Cleveland, NM (2 miles north of Mora on Hwy 518.) Turn right at the Cleveland Roller Mill sign. Travel time is about 1 hour 45 minutes from SF; 2 hours 45 minutes from ABQ.
From Taos: drive 44 miles southeast on Hwy 518 to Cleveland. Watch for the Mill sign on the left side of the road and turn left at the sign. Travel time is approximately 1 hour.

Historic Mora Valley Foundation - a not for profit organization
POB 287, Cleveland, New Mexico 87715
Information: 575-387-2645

The Cleveland Roller Mill Museum is located in a flour mill built at the end of the 19th century and operated until the early 1940's in the beautiful Mora Valley in northeastern New Mexico.  The mill's machinery remains intact and has been restored significantly to the point that it can be operated for demonstration purposes.

The museum preserves the history of milling in northeastern New Mexico through photographs, documents and physical exhibits and makes this unique history available to all who wish to see it.  We now are placing this history and images on the web in order to enrich the lives of people who are unable to travel to the mill site to view the museum in person.

A 'molino' (Spanish for grist mill), on loan from the Palace of the Governors in Sante Fe is located on the mill grounds and open for public inspection.  The Spanish first mentioned their use of molino technology in New Mexico in a report dated from 1601.

Every year since 1987, on the Saturday and Sunday of the Labor Day weekend, the museum hosts a millfest which consists of an arts and craft show, music, food, and historical presentations in front of the museum and the operation of the mill and its machinery.  Admission to the grounds is free.  During the Millfest, the museum has a nominal charge of $3.00 for adults, $1.00 for youth 18 and under.  The admission fee helps to maintain the museum and exhibits and any donations made to the museum are tax deductible.

Historian available for group and school tours.

Please call us about hosting Weddings and other events at the museum.
Information: 575-387-2645

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