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Pickwick Mill, Winona

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Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Pickwick Mill is a historic gristmill in the unincorporated community of Pickwick, Minnesota, United States, near the city of Winona. It was constructed in the mid-1850s and is now operated as a milling museum. Pickwick Mill was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970 for having state-level significance in the themes of agriculture, architecture, and industry. It was nominated for being one of southeast Minnesota's oldest surviving water-powered mills, serving as a key local industry in its day and a Winona County landmark to the present.
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  • Mill with working water wheel. Lots of floors to explore after you enter through the main level. (two levels will be down and three are up.) You tour the building at your own pace as there isn't.....  more »
  • New hours noon to 5 p.m. Tues - Sun. New gift shop area and items, clean new open concept with all the untouched history. Stop by and take a step back in time, when 100 barrels of flour were...  more »
  • Fascinating working water wheel. Lots of steep stairs though for every level, something to keep in mind for anyone who is not prepared for a stair workout. Beautiful setting. Affordable admission. Interesting piece of history.
  • Really unique place. If you want to see and learn how a grist mill worked you can do this here. It's nice that you take the tour on your own. Bigger than you would think from the outside.

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