Thompson-Boughton Mill

Thompson-Boughton Mill (HMBX0)

Location: St Croix Falls, WI 54024 Polk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 45° 24.752', W 92° 38.708'

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1878 - 1914

This millstone is the last remnant of the flour mill that operated on the river bank a half-mile to the south. Power was provided by the stream that now tumbles down a rocky slope on the north boundary of the Wisconsin Interstate Park.

Pieces of chert, a quartz-like stone mined in Germany, are tightly secured by a metal band to form this millstone. Four feet in diameter, the mill stone weighs about 1,500 pounds.

Sponsored by the St. Croix Falls Historical Society
In Cooperation with the City of St. Croix Falls
1998
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HM NumberHMBX0
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Year Placed1998
Placed ByThe St. Croix Falls Historical Society
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Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 5:22am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 527767 N 5028840
Decimal Degrees45.41253333, -92.64513333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 24.752', W 92° 38.708'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 24' 45.12" N, 92° 38' 42.48" W
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Area Code(s)715
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18 River Rd N, St Croix Falls WI 54024, US
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