Posts by mmf member

New Motor Mill Merchandise: Mugs and Keychains

If you want to have a beautiful artistic image of Motor Mill, consider purchasing one of our two new pieces of merchandise, designed by Rivals, Inc of Strawberry Point, IA.  For purchase contact Motor Mill using the email link at the bottom of this website. 13 oz ceramic mug  $17 (photo credit:  Larry Stone) 3″ X 1-1/4″ 2-aluminum keychain   (photo credit:  Dave Beck)  

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).

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