Old Mill Museum
The Old Mill Museum hosts the Marjorie E. Busz Conference Room and the Old Mill Banquet Hall for meetings, weddings and special events.
The Busz Room seats up to 70, with a view of River Raisin. The Busz Room also transforms into a wedding chapel which seats up to 120. The Banquet Hall seats up to 300 in a charming comfortable setting. For details and reservations call(734) 529-8596 or for information visit the website www.dundeeoldmill.com
Public and private Haunted Old Mill tours are offered to investigate paranormal activity in the Old Mill. For information visit the website www.haunteddundeemill.com or for reservation email: email@example.com.
The three-story Greek Revival Mill was built in 1848. This original wood structure served as a grist mill until 1910, when its longtime owner, R.B. Davis, sold it to the Dundee Hydraulic Power Company which generated Dundee's electricity. It was abandoned in 1925.
Ford Auto Heritage Room
Henry Ford purchased the mill in 1930 and completely rebuilt the structure. He installed a Leffler turbine and G.E. generator to power his new factory. The glassed-in generator room houses a tribute to Dundee's automotive-related factories beginning with Henry Fords 1oth Village Industry.
The Timeline Room gives visitors an overview of Dundee's past to present. Handcrafted display cases behind vintage store fronts feature changing seasonal exhibits. Special traveling exhibits are presented throughout the year.
The Potawatomi were early inhabitants of Dundee. A portion of their Macon Reservation (1807-1827) has been recreated on the third-floor portraying Native American life on the reservation. A waginogan is used to showcase cultural materials from the Great Lakes region.
Farming in 19th Century
Farming implements await their time for use on the third floor along with a farm hand's furnished room. Visit the general store where a game of checkers
Life in 19th Century
On the second floor the kitchen
table is set and the lady of the
house welcomes guests to her
parlor for tea. Additional exhibits
include an office, school room,
bedroom and weaving room.
Also featured is an 1859 wall map
of Monroe County.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. 41° 57.317′ N, 83° 39.533′ W. Marker is in Dundee, Michigan, in Monroe County. Marker is on Toledo Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dundee MI 48131, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dundee's Old Mill (a few steps from this marker); Macon Reservation Unit (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mill or Grist Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); Dundee - Hub of the Highways (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Deerfield Township Unknown Dead Memorial (approx. 7.8 miles away); Milan Village Hall and Fire Barn (approx. 9 miles away); Braman Hotel (approx. 9.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dundee.
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