Pine Creek Grist Mill program

Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 6:00 pm until Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 8:30 pm
Pine Creek Grist Mill program

Thursday, Aug 15th the Windmill Cultural Center in Fulton will spotlight a sister grist mill with a program that begins at 6 pm. Located in Muscatine, Iowa, the Pine Creek grain grinding water mill was built in 1848 and is today located in Wildcat Den State Park.  It has undergone restoration and stands as one of the few remaining grist mills of this Midwestern region.  Tom Hanifan, will share the history and present significance of this mill to this developing agricultural area.  Learn about how the establishment and continuation of use of this old grist mill played a role in Iowa history.  Compare and contrast the use of wind and water power milling of grain into edible flours.

This event is free and open to the public and the Windmill Cultural Center is accessible to persons with disabilities.  Light refreshments will be served following the presentation.

This event is hosted through a grant from the D.S. Flikkema Foundation to support the arts and sciences in the local area.    For more information, visit the Windmill Cultural Center and de Immigrant Facebook page or website, Fulton Illinois Tourism Facebook page, or call Tourism 815-589-3925

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