A regional treasure

Our Mission

To protect and preserve the architectural integrity, history, natural beauty and serenity of the Motor Mill site and its surroundings and to develop appropriate uses and interpretation as a regional treasure for the benefit of future generations.

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2nd Annual Motor Mill Art Show

2nd Annual Motor Mill Art Show

Come to the Beautiful Motor Mill for the Second Annual Motor Mill Art Show on September 15 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. Favorite images of Motor Mill, both new and old, professional and amateur will be showcased. If you have a favorite Mill image, please share it with us! The art does not have to be your own work. Motor Mill inspired art can include the Mill itself as well as art focused on the beautiful natural setting of the Turkey River, bluffs, wildlife and plants of the area around the mill. Artists are invited to display their works at the show as well as come to create art on...

Motor Mill Shopping!

Motor Mill Shopping!

Come check out gifts from Motor Mill. A little rearranging, our new National Parks Passport station, handcrafted benches from Mill floor joists, beautiful art photo postcards, and notes as well as shirts  (some new soft cotton/poly blends) are ready for you! We are open every weekend through Labor Day on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 pm.  

Earth Day Cleanup

Earth Day Cleanup

Motor Mill HIstoric Site is preparing to welcome guests for Stories in Stone 2018.  “Spring cleaning” has included sweeping the mill, hanging new interpretive panels and a burn.  Plan a visit this summer!  The site is open every weekend from Memorial to Labor Day 2018 on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 pm.  See you soon!  

2018 Motor Mill Open Weekends – Stories in Stone

Guided tours will be offered each Saturday and Sunday afternoon from noon-5 p.m., May 26th-October 14th. Tour includes the historic 1860’s mill, related buildings, and town site. Group tours available by appointment. Open Weekends: Memorial Day Weekend through the second weekend in October from Noon-5 p.m. 

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