Journey on the Underground Railroad: Friday and Saturday evenings, Sept. 26 and 27. "Journeys" begin at 6:00 p.m. (NOTE EARLIER TIME) and 7:30 p.m. Each lasts about an hour. Fee applies. The entrance fee is $15.00 for adults and $10.00 for children Each Journey is limited to 45 passangers. Bring a flashlight and dress for the weather because portions of the program take place outside. To make reservations please call (630) 920-9720 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Reservations will close Sept. 25th.

Wine Tasting Event, Saturday, October 11th - this is the Graue Mill and Museum's primary fundraiser. All preceeds benefit the Graue Mill and Museum. Tickets are $175.00 per person. Reservations are limited and must be made in advance. Please contact the Executive Director, Whitney Templeton at (630) 920-9720 x22 to request an invitation. Friday and Saturday evenings, Sept. 26 and 2

We are busy booking group tours and field trips for the 2014 season. Please contact Cathy Kolessar, Director of Operations at 630-920-9720 x27.

One 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.

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