Lindsborg in McPherson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
McPherson County Park
— Historical Mill —
1872 Dam grant to Charles Johnson. First grist and saw mill
1887 Destroyed by fire
1889 Smoky Valley Roller Mill built by J. C. Bergsten
1890 Purchased by Theodore Teichgraber
1907-1927 Operated by Wm. Hagstrom
1934-1935 Reopened and operated by the Runbeck Brothers; Leonard, Clarence, Arthur and Reginald
1959 Donated to the McPherson County Fish and Game Ass'n by the Runbeck heirs
1962 Developed and deeded to McPherson County.
Location. 38° 33.94′ N, 97° 40.461′ W. Marker is in Lindsborg, Kansas, in McPherson County. Marker is on Mill Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 Mill Street, Lindsborg KS 67456, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Smoky Valley Roller Mills (a few steps from this marker); Otto Johnson (within shouting distance of this marker); The Teichgraeber-Runbeck House (within shouting distance of this marker); Steve W. Train (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sweadal 1869 (about 300 feet away); The Swedish Pavilion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home and Studio of Anton Pearson (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Methodist Mare" (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lindsborg.
Also see . . . Old Mill Museum, Lindsborg KS. (Submitted on April 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.