The Graue Mill and Museum is now closed for the winter & will re-open Tuesday, April 14, 2015.wwill be in f
We are busy booking group tours and field trips for the 2015 season. Please contact Cathy Kolessar, Director of Operations at 630-920-9720 x27. You can still pick up cornmeal or we will ship it to you - please telephone Cathy Kolessar to make arrangements.
SEE YOU IN THE SPRING!!
summer morning in 1852, Fred Graue entered his mill and turned
the wheel that opened the sluice gates outside. Water from
Salt Creek rushed into the millrace and the wooden waterwheel
began to turn for the first time. It would turn the machinery
that would grind grain for the next seventy years.
Today, Graue Mill is the only operating waterwheel gristmill
in the Chicago area.