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Powered by wind, water, or steam, mills produced flour, gold, and manufactured products.  Some have survived, and a few are still in operation.  We've listed those we could and a few places with further information.  If you know of a place that would work here, let us know.  
 

Mills Florida - Illinois

 
  Mill Pages: AL-CA, CO-DE, FL-IL, IN-LA, MA-MD, ME-NC  NM-OH, PA-SC, TN-VA, VT-ZZ  
 

 

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  Florida
 
DeLeon Springs
 
Old Spanish Sugar Mill Grill & Griddle House
 
PO Box 691
 
DeLeon Springs  FL  32130    
 
Phone  386 985-5644
 
Web Site  http://www.planetdeland.com/sugarmill/index.htm
 
Description  unique restaurant in which you grill your own pancakes at the table with                         batter from grain stone-ground on site
 
Type of Resource  Food
 
Building Type  Mill
 
New or Updated:  09/15/2003

 


Beyond the Newsstand

 

Georgia
Dalton
Crown Gardens and Archives/Hamilton House
715 Chattanooga Avenue
Dalton GA  30720
Phone 
706 278-0217
Web Site  http://www.daltoncvb.com/cvb/attractions.htm
Description  mill predates carpet industry, helped created chenille cloth; Hamilton House, gardens, local history museum, bedspread museum also on site
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial
Building Type  Mill
Industry Profession  Textiles
Research/Reading  Archives

Georgia
Helen
Nacoochee Village
7107 S Main Street
Helen GA 30545
Phone 706 878-2375
Web Site http://www.nacoocheevillage.com
Toll Free 800 927-1280
E-mail mailto:noramill@nacoocheevillage.com
Alt Web http://www.noramill.com/
Description varied attractions around functioning Nora Mill water powered grist mill -- shops, outdoor activities, spa, winery with tastings
Type of Resource Tourist Attraction
Building Type Mill
New or Updated: 03/28/2003

  GA
 
Varnell
 
Prater's Mill
 
GA Hwy 2
 
Drawer H
 
Varnell  GA   30756    
 
Phone   706 694-6455
 
Web Site  http://www.pratersmill.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@pratersmill.org
 
Description  still operating water powered grist mill
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Building Type   Mill
 
Era  1855
 
New or Updated:   5/20/2004

 

  IL

  Franklin Grove

  Franklin Creek Grist Mill

  1893 Twist Road

  Franklin Grove  IL   61031    

  Phone  815 456-2718

  Web Site  http://www.dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/parks/R1/Franklin.htm

  Alt Web http://www.franklingroveil.org/grstml.htm

  Description  reconstructed water powered grist mill in 600+acre park with 180 acre

                    nature preserve

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Building Type  Mill

  Kind of Activity  Trail

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Reserve

  Era  1847

  New or Updated:  6/28/2007

Golden
Windmill Golden Historical Society
902 Prairie Mills Rd
Golden IL  62339
Phone 
217 455-3151
Alt Phone  217 696-4678
Web Site  http://www.windmill.org/
E-mail clouder@adams.net
Description  owns wind powered mill, local museum, banquet hall -- attempting restoration of mill to operating condition
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus  Historical Society
Building Type  Mill
Era  1872

  IL

  Oak Brook

  Graue Mill And Museum

  3800 York Road

  Oak Brook  IL  60522    

  Phone  630 655-2090

  Alt Phone  630 920-9720

  Web Site http://www.grauemill.org/

  E-mail  mailto:grauemill1852@sbcglobal.net

  Description  water powered wooden grist mill still operating after 150 years

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Building Type  Mill

  Era  1852

  Owner/Operator:  Forest Preserve of DuPage County

  New or Updated:  9/21/2007

   Illinois
 
Sandwich
  Stone Mill Museum
 
Railroad & Lafayette
  Sandwich IL
  Phone  815 786-2092
 
Alt Phone  815 786-7936
 
Web Site  http://63.175.9.50/stonemill/default.htm
  Description  Steam powered mill now houses local memorabilia
 
Type of Resource  Museum
  Primary Focus  Local History
  Building Type  Mill
  Collection N-Z  Tools
  Era  1856
  Owner/Operator:  Sandwich Historical Society
  New or Updated:  07/25/2003 

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