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The Mill is currently closed to the public for safety reasons until restoration is complete. Public visits to the Mill will be announced as construction proceeds. For more information please contact President Dean Copeland at Copeland.sawmill@verizon.net, or 781-837-3001 or by mail to Hatch Mill, P.O.Box 2518, Ocean Bluff, Massachusetts 02065.

Box Mill To Be Jacked Up To Level Position By Jim Kricker, MLB Restorations and N. Bennet St. School Students

The box mill part of the mill will be raised approx. twenty one inches to level the building.  Jim Kricker, a restoration specialist from upstate New York is leading the effort to raise the box mill.

Also, a local resident, Bill Frugoli stopped by to share memories of doing business with Decker Hatch while the mill was still in business from 1946 until the mid 1960’s.

Hatch Mill Box Mill, Preparing to raise 21inches (6)RSZJim Kricker and Mike Burrey Hatch Mill Box Mill, Preparing to raise 21inches (3)RSZA jack to be used for raising mill Hatch Mill Box Mill, Preparing to raise 21inches (8)RSZJack and wall bracket Hatch Mill Box Mill, Preparing to raise 21inches (1)RSZN. Bennet Students stabilize structure

Hatch Mill Box Mill, Preparing to raise 21inches (5)RSZ

Bill Frugoli Shares Some Memories