Posts by mmf member

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!  

Motor Mill History #1

Motor Mill History #1

Welcome to a series of posts on the history of the Motor Mill community!  These posts will supplement the timeline available on the “Learn the History” link.   We will start with the birth dates of the co-owners of the Mill: *January 20 1804 – John Thompson (future buyer of Mill land with Timothy Davis) *July 29 1825 – Jotham Pratt Dickinson (buys part of Motor land from Davis, including sawmill) * March 22 1828 – James O Crosby (future Garnavillo attorney).

Season of Giving

It is the time of the year that many of us give to groups and organizations we care about.  If Motor Mill is one of those places for you, consider making a donation to the Motor Mill Foundation!  Anticipated projects and expenses include Cooperage chimney repair  estimated cost = $1400 Decrease bridge debt which is currently over $40,000 Cost of post replacement in the basement of the Mill (work will be done by Alysworth House Movers) Add interpretive panels to the  Motor Mill site, inside the Mill & the Cooperage) to enable guests to take self guided tours