Conlee Windmill

Scales Mound, IL

Status

Destroyed

 

Constructed

(1857 - ?)

 

Millwright

Joseph Conlee

 

Owner

Joseph Conlee (1857 - ?)

History of the Mill

 

Only known history from JoDaviess County is that in 1857, Joseph Conlee constructed a tall, round, stone windmill to the northwest of the town, but was not successful and was abandoned.

 

 

Source

 

  • “The History of Jo Daviess County Illinois.” Chicago: H. F. Kett and Company Times Building, 1878.