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Mitchell-Maskrey Mill
Jackson Co. | Iowa | USA | 1881 frame church structure, 1885-86 2nd&3rd brick
Township: n/a | Watersource: Steam


Mitchell-Maskrey Mill
Picture: JIm MIller 08/2004

The main mill building of Mitchell-Maskrey Mill is a 40'X 50' brick 3 story structure built on a limestone foundation in the downtown area.

Mitchell-Maskrey Mill
Picture: Jim Miller 08/2004

The building is in good condition and is still in use as a feed mill dealing in Kent Feeds and Northrup King Seeds. Many of the old mills and most of the newer mills in the Midwest specialize in Kent Feeds.

Mitchell-Maskrey Mill
Picture: Jim Miller 08/2004

The mill, built in 1885-1886, was built as a flour mill but in later years,was converted to a feed mill operation and is being used as such today to serve the area's farmers.

Mitchell-Maskrey Mill
Picture: Luke Mitchell contributed 2008

The mill was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on 8/9/91. The feed mill was added to as milling technologies demanded, to stay competitive.

"He has dispersed abroad, He has given to the poor; His righteousness endures forever; His horn(prominence)will be exalted with honor."
(Psalm 112:9 NKJV)
Directions: From Bellevue, Iowa on US 52, take Ia 62 southwest for 20 miles to Maquoketa, Iowa. At the junction of Ia 62 and Ia 64, take Ia 64(E. Platt St.) west 1 mile, turning left on S. Olive St. one block before Main St. One block on S. Olive to E. Pleasant St. brings up the mill on the northwest corner of the intersection.
 
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