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Palestine in Crawford County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Kitchell Grist Mill

 
 
Kitchell Grist Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf
1. Kitchell Grist Mill Marker
Inscription. In this area Joseph Kitchell who settled here in 1817 erected a Grist Mill and Distillery which eliminated the trip to Shakertown, Indiana where the farmers had previously taken their grain. Horses were used for power, grain was taken in pay, converted to whiskey and sold to the settlers.
 
Erected 1962 by Citizens of Palestine, Illinois State Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Illinois State Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 59.876′ N, 87° 36.628′ W. Marker is in Palestine, Illinois, in Crawford County. Marker is on Illinois Route 33 north of Vincennes Ave., on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Palestine IL 62451, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dubois Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cullom Homestead (approx. 0.2 miles away); Houston - Dickson Store (approx. 0.3 miles away); Auntie Gogin's Store (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Fife Opera House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gov. Augustus C. French (approx. 0.3 miles away); United States Land Office (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort LaMotte (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Palestine.
 
Also see . . .
Looking North - - Kitchell Grist Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
2. Looking North - - Kitchell Grist Mill Marker
 Welcome to Palestine, Illinois ::. This is the Official Web Link to the "Pioneer City" - Palestine, Illinois. Good links to check out. (Submitted on October 15, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Categories. AgricultureIndustry & CommerceNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
Looking North/East - - Kitchell Grist Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
3. Looking North/East - - Kitchell Grist Mill Marker
Looking West - - Kitchell Grist Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
4. Looking West - - Kitchell Grist Mill Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 884 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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