Resort Community, close to Lowell Lake, Tri-Mountain Ski Areas, Stratton, Bromley Okemo and Magic Mountains and Shopping in Manchester. Powder Mill is named after a powder mill which produced gun powder during the Civil War and was operated with the water flow from Lily Pond to Lowell Lake. In the early 1800's the gentler slopes were used as farmland and pasture. In the decades which followed the land gradually reverted back to forest as the farms became unprofitable. In the early 1970's The Developer / Owner constructed the current infrastructure system with roads, trails and ponds and and provided electric power and telephone. Comcast services Internet TV and Cell Phone Service. There are approximately 36 existing homes in the development which adhere to Association Covenants and Bylaws.