Ever wonder about that tall, beautiful red structure on Big Island Highway? It?s the historic Big Otter Mill (formerly Forbes Mill) and it is finally undergoing the restoration it deserves.
The Mill was built in the 1920s and served the community until the end of the 1940s. It is both a grist mill and roller mill. When the milling operations ceased in 1949, the doors were closed and all the original equipment was left inside. Remarkably all of this is still intact. The Mill is on the National Historic Register.
If you subscribe to the newspaper, you receive FREE access to all the exclusive content of the web site! Simply register to receive uninterrupted access to our award-winning and in-depth local online content!
Renew Current or Past Subscription / Register for Online Subscription
If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Bedford Bulletin, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.
Click the question mark below to see where your account ID appears on your mailing label.
New Subscription/30 Day Free Trial Account
If you are new to the award winning Bedford Bulletin and wish to get a subscription or simply gain access to our online content then please enter your ZIP code below and continue to setup your account.
Create a limited access account. Register to participate in community forums, post on the community calendar, blog etc. This registration does not give you full access to read our award winning content, etc.
The Bedford Bulletin | firstname.lastname@example.org | 540-586-8612 P.O. Box 331, 233 W Depot St. Bedford, VA 24523 Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday