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Pine Creek Grist Mill, Muscatine

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Pine Creek Grist Mill was built in 1848 by Benjamin Nye, Muscatine County's first settler. The Mill is located in Wldcat den State Park, along the banks of Pine Creek and 1/2 mile from the Mississippi. It seems to be one of the 2 oldest working grist mills between the Mississippi and the Rockies (still on its original site).
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  • The Pine Creek Grist Mill is a little out of the way but its worth the trip - I'm surprised it isn't more publicized. Two adults and two 9-11 year old kids without much expectations were impressed wit...  more »
  • I chaperoned a field trip to the Pine Creek Grist Mill in May 2019. I was enthralled with the tour guides' ability to capture the attention of the 3-5th grade students, as well as that of the parents....  more »
  • Definitely worth a visit, especially if you can see it in operation. There are four floors, all of which are interesting to look at. They take donations and there is a very little store inside. Outside, there is a lovely dam and stream that you can wade in, and a historic bridge to walk across. The mill is pet-friendly, which we greatly appreciated.
  • Fascinating journey back in time. Plus, they crank the mill up for demos!

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