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Near Sleepy Eye in Brown County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Golden Gate Mill Stones

Millstones of Golden Gate, Minnesota

 
 
Golden Gate Mill Stones Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 25, 2013
1. Golden Gate Mill Stones Marker
Inscription. The mill, built in 1867 by John Heimerdinger, was down 1/4 mile from Golden Gate on the Ruhe-Heim Creek. It was powered by a pond kept full by many wells, dug by hand. Wheat was ground by stones into flour and feed.

The grinding stones were donated by the
E. W. Kolbe Family
Sleepy Eye, Minnesota

November 13, 1999

 
Erected 1999.
 
Location. 44° 23.722′ N, 94° 43.525′ W. Marker is near Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, in Brown County. Marker is on State Highway 4 0.3 miles north of 295th Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is approximately 6 miles north of Sleepy Eye. Marker is in this post office area: Sleepy Eye MN 56085, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Golden Gate (a few steps from this marker); Joseph LaFramboise - (approx. 3.9 miles away); To the Memory of Hazen Mooers (approx. 3.9 miles away); Eliza Müller State Monument (approx. 3.9 miles away); Captain John S. Marsh State Monument (approx. 4 miles away); Chief Mou-Zoo-Mau-Nee State Monument
Golden Gate Mill Stones and Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 25, 2013
2. Golden Gate Mill Stones and Marker
(approx. 4 miles away); Officers' Quarters—B (approx. 4 miles away); A New Deal for Fort Ridgely State Park (approx. 4 miles away).
 
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Golden Gate Markers image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 25, 2013
3. Golden Gate Markers
Nearby Building image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 25, 2013
4. Nearby Building
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 390 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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