hmm_flagsimlogo_1color_fire_rgb.jpgFree event celebrates the 40th anniversary of Hanford Mills Museum East Meredith, N.Y. - On Sunday, September 22 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm, Hanford Mills Museum will hold a Pie Social to mark its 40th anniversary. The event, which is free and open to all, features music by Will Walker and Chris Evans of Bourbon & Branch, a volunteer recognition, and plenty of pie baked by students in the SUNY Delhi Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts and other Museum friends.  The Museum's sawmill and gristmill will be running and open for tours. Visitors also can view the exhibit "Mill to Museum: Celebrating 40 Years of Vision and Dedication" that tells the story of Hanford Mills transitioning from a 120-year old working mill to a museum. RSVP by September 20 to Liz Callahan, 607.278.5744, About Hanford Mills Museum Hanford Mills Museum is open 10 am - 5 pm, Wednesdays through Sundays, and on holiday Mondays through October 14. Hanford Mills Museum is located at 51 County Hwy. 12, at the intersection of Delaware County Routes 10 and 12, in East Meredith, NY, 10 miles from Oneonta and 15 miles from Delhi. Children 12 and under are admitted free, as are Museum members. The admission fee for adults and teens (13-64) is $8.50; and for senior citizens, $6.50. AAA and military discounts are available. Everyone receives free admission on Sunday, September 22 after 2 pm for the Pie Social. As one of only a handful of operating water-powered mills, Hanford Mills Museum has earned a place on both the National and New York State Registers of Historic Places.  The mission of Hanford Mills Museum is to inspire audiences of all ages to explore connections between energy, technology, natural resources and entrepreneurship in rural communities with a focus on sustainable choices.  For more information, visit or call 607.278.5744. ### CONTACT: Liz Callahan 607.278.5744