Lindsborg in McPherson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Smoky Valley Roller Mills
National Historic Landmark
Destroyed by fire and rebuilt as roller mill 1889
Rebuilt in present form 1898
and shut down 1955
Restored by Smoky Valley Historical Society for McPherson County Old Mill Museum
Dedicated October 24, 1981
Erected 1981 by Smoky Valley Historical Society.
Location. 38° 33.948′ N, 97° 40.452′ W. Marker is in Lindsborg, Kansas, in McPherson County. Marker is on Mill Street west of 1st Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at the Old Mill Museum. 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. Runbeck Mill (a few steps from this marker); Otto Johnson (within shouting distance of this marker); The Teichgraeber-Runbeck House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sweadal 1869 (about 300 feet away); Steve W. Train (about The Swedish Pavilion (about 700 feet 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.
Regarding Smoky Valley Roller Mills. The mill has been restored to operating condition and grinds grain annually during Millfest, the first weekend in May. A real agricultural history treasure!
Also see . . .
1. Old Mill Museum, Lindsborg KS. (Submitted on February 6, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Smoky Valley Roller Mill National Register Nomination. (Submitted on February 6, 2015, 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 February 6, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. submitted on February 6, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.