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Atlanta in Logan County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Bushnell Grist Mill

 
 
Bushnell Grist Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 28, 2020
1. Bushnell Grist Mill Marker
Inscription.  These millstones each weighing 1100 lbs. were unearthed from Kickapoo Creek (between Atlanta & Waynesville) by local residents in Aug 1988, a drought year. The mill was in operation from approx. 1848 until its collapse in 1915.

On loan by the David G. Evans farm.
 
Erected by Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan Co.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 40° 15.62′ N, 89° 13.935′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Illinois, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of South East Race Street and SW Arch Street, on the right when traveling east on South East Race Street. Marker is in front of Atlanta Public Library & Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 S E Race St, Atlanta IL 61723, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Atlanta Public Library-Museum (here, next to this marker); Library Clock Tower (a few steps from this marker); Atlanta High School Cornerstone (within shouting distance of this marker); Drinking Fountain
Bushnell Grist Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 28, 2020
2. Bushnell Grist Mill Marker
Close up of marker with mill stones
(within shouting distance of this marker); 1870 Atlanta Public School Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); Wheels of Fortune on 66 (within shouting distance of this marker); Field Marker Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); Knights of Pythias "Memorial Tree" Stone (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
 
Bushnell Grist Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 28, 2020
3. Bushnell Grist Mill Marker
Next to Atlanta Public Museum & Library
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 33 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 21, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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