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Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Graue Mill is the only operating waterwheel gristmill in northeastern Illinois and was a stop on the Underground Railroad. Visitors can participate in corn grinding, spinning and weaving and view the Underground Railroad exhibit and the collection of Victorian artifacts displayed in period room settings.
Partner Category: Cultural Institution or Organization
Exhibit : Friday, May 1, 2009 to Sunday, November 15, 2009
Graue Mill and Museum
An exhibit of photographs and other artifacts that illustrate Fullersburg (now incorporated into Hinsdale and Oak Brook) and Chicago in the years leading to 1909 and that examine the factors that caused Fullersburg to decline while Chicago boomed. Hands-on activities include simple city planning using a magnetic board and constructing simple buildings using basic materials. [MORE]