Motor Mill Historic Site


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

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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 a number of out buildings, land and water trails to enjoy.


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



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