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Amana in Iowa County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Amana Woolen Mill

1857

 
 
Amana Woolen Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2015
1. Amana Woolen Mill Marker
Inscription.

The Amana Woolen Mill complex has been manufacturing fabric and blankets for over 150 years. This building escaped the 1923 mill fire and was restored in 1999 after a wind storm.

 
Erected by Amana Colonies Convention and Visitor's Bureau.
 
Location. 41° 47.815′ N, 91° 51.893′ W. Marker is in Amana, Iowa, in Iowa County. Marker is at the intersection of 48th Avenue and 47th Avenue, on the left on 48th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 48th Avenue, Amana IA 52203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Water Power for Amana's Mills (within shouting distance of this marker); Dredging Amana's Millrace (within shouting distance of this marker); Amana History (approx. mile away); Wohn Haus (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ackermann Residence (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wash House and Woodshed (approx. 0.4 miles away); Amana General Store (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Wickery (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amana.
 
Also see . . .
1. Amana Shop's Amana Woolen Mill. (Submitted on November 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Amana Colonies
Amana Woolen Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2015
2. Amana Woolen Mill Marker
On wall to right of shop entrance
. (Submitted on November 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The History of Amana. (Submitted on November 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Amana Colonies National Register Nomination. (Submitted on November 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Amana Woolen Mill image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2015
3. Amana Woolen Mill
Historic Amana Woolen Mill W-3 Loom image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2015
4. Historic Amana Woolen Mill W-3 Loom
No longer used
Historic Amana Woolen Mill Equipment image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2015
5. Historic Amana Woolen Mill Equipment
No longer used
Amana Woolen Mill Equipment image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2015
6. Amana Woolen Mill Equipment
Amana Woolen Mill Equipment image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2015
7. Amana Woolen Mill Equipment
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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