Porterdale Mill on the Yellow River NAMED for

Long Live  Porterdale!!!

Porterdale Mill on the Yellow River
NAMED for: Oliver S. Porter, Mill Owner




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The 2009 Porterdale Reunion/Festival

Porterdale, GA October 24, 2009 TIME:  10:00 AM –5:00 PM
Sponsored by:
“Friends of Porterdale, Inc”
City of Porterdale
Porterdale Women's Club

Come cross the bridge from the past to the future and help Porterdale come alive again!

  • Renew old friendships.

  • Meet and make new friends.

  • Enjoy all the food, arts, crafts and activities for the kids.

  • Bring your memorabilia for everyone to see.

You don’t have to be a past or present resident of Porterdale to attend, so come and see what is going on in our Mill Village.

Registration begins @ 10:00 a.m.

Come see all the arts and crafts, activities and enjoy some great music!

Entertainment will include:

"Band of Brothers" from Perry, Ga; "Cruisin" by Joe Capell and Anita Denny; "Southern Influence" by Ronnie & Marcia McCart" and a variety of other country music singers.

Places to Eat:

  • Smiley's

  • Jimbo's Grill at the Mill

  • Baby Cakes

  • Burnie's BBQ

  • Cork Poppers

Other places of interest downtown:
  • Lofty Antiques of Porterdale

  • I-Spy Museum

  • Executive Cuts Barbershop

  • Music and Art Camp

  • Porterdale Mill Lofts


The Friends of Porterdale, Inc. will launch and sell the reprint of Lucille Ivey Shaw's book, "Diary of a Cotton Mill Girl".