Onion River Flouring Mill/Grist Mill

Destroyed by fire
Also known as: Waldo Mill
Hwy 57, Waldo, Wisconsin

Photos 

Overview Looking North

Photo taken by Michael Menzer, Sept 1983

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Map 

Description 

Destroyed in an arson fire, September 17, 1990. At the time of its destruction, the mill was an art gallery owned by Mike and Grace Menzer. Two of the Menzer's children perished in the fire.

A tip o' the hat to the Sheboygan County Historical Society Research Center for the update.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 27, 1984
Reference number
84000679
Areas of significance
Industry; Exploration/Settlement; Agriculture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Processing; Manufacturing facility
Current functions
Single dwelling; Specialty store
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant year
1859

Update Log 

  • March 31, 2016: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • March 30, 2016: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Status

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