Motor Mill Historic Site


23002 Grain Rd
Elkader, IA 52043
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Phone: 563-245-1516

Motor Mill, built in 1869, preserves the story of flour milling and wheat production in Northeast Iowa. The mill also demonstrates the struggles farmers, businessmen and laborers faced in a remote rural river setting, as well as the challenges faced in the development of a large agri-business. Site also offers several out buildings, land and water trails, and camping to enjoy at thisĀ  historic site in the scenic valley of the Turkey River.


Townsite may be viewed year-round. Open for tour Memorial Day-Labor Day, Saturdays 12-5 or by appointment.


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