Conlee Windmill

Scales Mound, IL





(1857 - ?)



Joseph Conlee



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.





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

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