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Plaque of Craigie Flour Mill Historical Marker 1999

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Date Created
1999
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This photo shows the plaque on the Craigie Flour Mill Historical Marker. The plaque has patina and reads the following: Craigie Flour Mill Near this spot James Craigie of Aberdeen, Scotland, who came to Ottertail County about 1968 built the first grist mill in the county in 1870. The mill stones and wheel were imported from Scotland. Craigie and his wife were drowned in Ottertail Lake in 1872 and after long litigation the mill was torn down.

Craigie Flour Mill wheel and metal sign circa 1930s

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Date Created
1930
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This is a photo of Craigie Flour Mill wheel and metal sign, taken sometime in the 1930s. The metal sign reads the following: Craigie Flour Mill Near this spot James Craigie of Aberdeen, Scotland, who came to Otter Tail County about 1868 built the first grist mill in the county in 1870. The mill stones and wheel were imported from Scotland. Craigie and his wife were drowned in Otter Tail Lake in 1872 and after long litigation the mill was torn down.