2015 Mines and Mills event

Mines and Mills Tour May 30, 2015

John Babina ,Richard Laudenat, plant managr, Stevenson   Dam

Monroe Historical Society Tour: Richard Laudenat, plant manager at the Stevenson Dam, and John Babina, a tour presenter with Kevin Daly,  assemble below the dam with members of the Monroe Historical Society’s Mines and Mills 2015 Tour. Other sites on the May 30 tour: the Andrew Curtiss Mills in Stepney, the Flint Ridge Mine excavated by the Lane Brothers and Tyrawley Stables on Bagburn Hill Road, established by Mary O’Hara, author of the childrens’ classic “My Friend Flicka.”


A young rider at today’s Tyrawley Stables in Monroe, established by celebrated author Mary’s O’Hara.

Stevenson Dam opening day 1920

Stevenson Dam as it appeared in 1920 after opening.