Craige Flour Mill
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member m&m O
N 46° 22.434 W 095° 39.082
15T E 296089 N 5139008
Quick Description: This Historical Markers is across county road 78 from Otter Tail Lake, a little north of Balmoral Golf parking lot.
Location: Minnesota, United States
Date Posted: 8/23/2020 8:56:16 PM
Waymark Code: WM13154
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
Views: 2

Long Description:
The plaque located here reads:

Near this spot James Craigie of Aberdeen,
Scotland, who came to Ottertail 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
Ottertail Lake in 1872, and after long
litigation the mill was
torn down.

In the lower left corner of the marker is a star with “State of Minnesota Department of Highways around it.
In the lower right corner is the seal of the Minnesota Historical Society, including the text “The Minnesota Historical Society Instituted 1894” set as a boarder for the circular emblem.
Marker Type:: Roadside

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