The Osceola mill is a converted water powered mill, built by the McCormicks inventor of the reaper (cica 1849) it was named Osceola (after the indian chief) by McCormick Massive chestnut beams and a huge water wheel remain. Restoration of the water wheel should be complete this summer. The inn now serves as a fine dining restaurant and lodge. The menu has a continental flare offering fresh seafood, a world class steak and veal. All items are prepared from scratch including our premier desserts and soups. Owners Kevin and Kim Daly have received excellent reviews from guest and food critics.(see latest reviews @ site) Reservation suggested. On the cascading Marl creek, excellent scenery with many nearby waterfalls including Crabtree. 5 mins from I81 & Blue Ridge Parkway.