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The Maumee River surprised us with a show of nature last weekend.  The eagerly awaited “Ice Out”!  The weather had been warming up all week until it reached the 50 degree mark on Friday.  Everyone was anticipating that the ice would break at any time. It decided that very early on Saturday morning the ice would crack above the dam and then would fall over the dam in sheets, floating in large chunks down the river. Below are pictures taken at the dam the day before the break and pictures of the left over chunks of ice settled along the banks of the river on Saturday morning. 
Chunk of ice along the river bank, probably about a foot thick!
 The Canal before the ice broke.  Even though it looks like it is melting there is still a thick layer of ice underneath.
 The Grand Rapids Dam before the ice broke.
 Ice chunks gathered just behind The Mill House near the Gilead Canal Spillway.
 Saturday afternoon, smaller chunks of ice were still flowing down the river.

 The ice chunks are so big and travel at such a fast speed they knock down small trees.

What an amazing sight and display.  The power of nature is awe inspiring. Thank you God for your power and creation!  You have blessed The Mill House with such interesting experiences for our guests!  If you visit us in late February or early March you may just be lucky enough to catch the show!!

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The wife and I stayed here for our one year anniversary and had a great time. The owners are so nice and caring. It is a quiet and romantic place to stay, with great views and quaint historic rooms with a lot of character. We will definitely be back again!

We visited the Mill House for our second time in the Grand Rapids area. Ron and Kathy even made sure to have the local bald eagle put in an appearance on one of our river walks. Clean spacious room, pleasant company and bacon scones. A slice of heaven in NW Ohio.

One of the best overnight stays we have ever taken. First, you are greeted with warmth and kindness. The Mill House is a true getaway from the rush and stresses of life. The rooms are all very inviting and a place of refuge. The snacks are best around and the breakfast felt like home with relatives. Will recommend this place to everyone and returning very soon!

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