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Michigan’s oldest cider mill sticking with tradition and heritage as it begins 135th season

Britney Snyder (bsnyder@mlive.com)  | Published on 10/1/2021
Michigan’s oldest cider mill sticking with tradition and heritage as it begins 135th season
Updated: 2:53 p.m. | Published: 2:51 p.m.

By Britney Snyder | bsnyder@mlive.com

DEXTER, MI — Along with the apple cider and doughnuts people look forward to and expect to find this time of year, those who visit the Dexter Cider Mill get a little bit more.

It’s a history lesson on tradition and heritage that began in 1886 on the banks of the Huron River and includes an antique oak rack press that turns locally grown, hand-picked apples into different blends of cider to create crisp and unique tastes.