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Glen Ellyn Windmill

Glen Ellyn, IL


Destroyed by fire.


History of the Mill


Only known history: “A similar mill [to Fischer’s] once stood in Danby (Glen Ellyn) north of Pennsylvania Ave. in the middle of the block about where Glenwood Ave. would be if extended north...this was a grist-mill, well-patronized, destroyed by fire.”  It was the first gristmill in town and dates before Danby was mapped in 1855.



  • Knoblauch, Marion.  DuPage County: A Descriptive and Historical Guide.  I. A. Ruby, 1948.

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