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The Society for the Preservation of Old Mills Quarterly Magazine invites submission of articles for consideration and ads from members and non-members alike. Share a mill’s history and photos, following the guidelines listed below. Any articles, news, photos, reports, etc. need to be emailed to the Editors below.

The Society is classified as a tax exempt organization by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. Donations and gifts to the society are 50% tax deductible.

The Society for the Preservation of Old Mills.  All rights reserved.
Reprints by permission only. ISSN 0276-3338

The viewpoints expressed in Old Mill News are those of the respective writers and advertisers.
They are not to be considered as an endorsement by SPOOM.

For further information or questions on submissions, please contact:

Editor          Email: Chuck Ketchie



ADs must be received by the Advertising Manager one month before the copy deadline. Ad submission deadline is 30 days prior to the first of January, April, July, and October.

One full page is $275 per insertion,
one-half page is $140,
one-fourth page is $85 and
one-eighth page is $60.

Ad inquiries:

Email Chuck Ketchie

Classified advertising space is available to members through the editor of OMN. One ad per year at no charge for members. Non-Members are charged at a rate of $5 for the first 25 words and 15 for each additional word, not to exceed 50 words.

Editorial Guidelines

Unsolicited manuscripts are accepted as word documents sent via e-mail (preferred) or typed copy. Photos accompanying the manuscript should not be imbedded in the text, but sent as prints or jpg files. Queries welcome. Copy deadline for all articles is the first of January, April, July, and October. Send correspondence to the Editor. Please observe the deadlines.

Photo Guidelines

Photos for Old Mill News can be either black/white or color, but must have good contrast and be printed on non-textured paper. They should be sent as prints or high-resolution jpg files (preferred), but not imbedded in any manuscript. Copy machine or FAX copies are not acceptable. Do not send matted or framed photos or other artwork as such enhancements must be removed and we will not accept responsibility for them. Cover photos should be 5x7 color prints.


Old Mill News is mailed generally during the first or second week of: January, April, July and October. Please allow three weeks for delivery. Canadian and overseas mailings are made at the same time using the least expensive rates available.


The Postal Service does not regularly forward Third Class Mail. Old Mill News is not responsible for copies not forwarded, or destroyed by the Post Office. 

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