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Wood's Historic Grist Mill

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Located in Deep River County Park, this is considered to be one of the finest mills in the county of the late 1800s. Wood's Mill could grind 12 bushels of grain per hour. Today visitors can watch demonstrations of the powerful stone wheel as it grinds corn into meal. The park in which the mill is located offers picnicking and hiking.

Location: 9410 Old Lincoln Hwy, Hobart Indiana 46342 Telephone 219-947-1958 Fax 219-947-7105

Other History nearby:
(Berrien Springs) 1839 Historic Courthouse Museum
(Hammond) Annual Indian Arts Expo
(Michigan City) Barker Mansion
(Chicago) Buckingham Fountain
(Valparaiso) Chapel of the Resurrection
(Chicago) Chicago Cultural Center

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