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Dedicated to the history, preservation, and continuing story of windmills in Illinois.
Scales Mound, IL
(1857 - ?)
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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