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Wagaman Mill


category : Pioneer History
Constructed in 1848, the mill has been used as a saw mill, carding mill, flour mill, feed mill, and as a generating station for electricity. Interior is completely restored and contains an operating water-powered turbine. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours by Lynnville Historical Society, 641-527-2256.


Admission: Fee
Hours: 2-4 Sun., Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day weekend
Address: Lynnville
Phone: 641-792-9780
Our Email: conservation@co.jasper.ia.us
Our Website:www.co.jasper.ia.us/conservation

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