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NAME Wapsipinicon Mill
BUILT

1867 1870

LOCATION

Independence, Iowa

UNIQUE FEATURES

Wapsi Mill is home to the Buchanan County Historical Society.  It includes a  museum of the history of early agriculture in the county, including pioneer agricultural artifacts.  The mill also has quality interpretive exhibits, photo displays, and interactive displays that interpret the mill and the milling industry.  The mill is also unique because it is located in the heart of Independence, rather than in a rural setting.

WORKING MILL?

No.

CONTACT

Buchanan County Historical Society
100 1st Street Wes
P. O. Box
321
Independence, Iowa 50644
319-334-4182

PUBLIC
ACCESS
Open mid-May through mid-Sept. noon-4pm daily, closed Mondays. DVD on main floor that shows all 6 levels, handicapped accessible to main floor and restroom.
For group tours need one week notice 319 334-4616.
Self guided tour with interactive exhibits.
WEB SITE

None

ON NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES? Yes
SUBMITTED BY: Tom Hanifan, Muscatine, Iowa
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