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Central Students Celebrate Earth Day at the Mill

May 14, 2024

A team of hardworking high school students came down to the Motor to help spruce things up and get Motor Mill ready for the season. Thanks for all the hard […]

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Motor Mill Inn Newsletter Feature

March 1, 2024

Allamakee Clayton REC Newsletter

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Seasonal Motor Mill Coordinator Position

February 21, 2024

The Clayton County Conservation Board is seeking a personable and welcoming history buff to fill the position of Seasonal Coordinator at the Motor Mill Historic Site near Elkader. The applicant […]

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Remembering Three Amazing Volunteers

January 11, 2024

The Motor Mill Foundation lost three amazing board members in 2023, John Nikolai, Jon deNeui and Lee Lenth. These three volunteers were passionate supporters and champions of Motor Mill Historic […]

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BOGO Sale at Motor Mill Inn

December 4, 2023

Who needs Black Friday and Cyber Monday when we have a great deal that runs through Jan 1-April 30, 2024! Take advantage of this BOGO sale for the Motor Mill […]

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Day Use Inn Rental Available

December 4, 2023

The Inn at Motor Mill can serve as an idyllic retreat destination for small groups such as quilting clubs, artisans, and small businesses. Wi-Fi connectivity means that hosting a meeting […]

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Upper Mississippi Gaming Corporation Grant Award

November 3, 2023

The Upper Mississippi Gaming Corporation Generously Awarded the Motor Mill Foundation a $30,000 Award for the “Living History at Motor Phase 2” project. This award will continue the implementation of […]

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Mill Turbine Display

November 3, 2023

We have newly installed educational items that help tell the story of Motor Mill. The turbine that was uncovered in the basement under layers of silt has been preserved and […]

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The Motor Mill Inn is Open for Reservations

October 31, 2023

Hidden in the Turkey River valley, the Motor Mill Historic Site is a peaceful natural area that features a six-story limestone flouring mill and four related stone buildings dating from […]

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