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Dundee’s Old Mill Museum - Tour   

Offsite Tour: 242 Toledo St, Dundee, MI
    Enrollment for this tour is limited to 20 attendees, a waitlist will be available.

Experience the joys of yesteryear at the Old Mill Museum in Dundee, Michigan. The museum, on the banks of the River Raisin, showcases three floors (yes, there are elevators) of local history featuring the Ford Auto Heritage Room, Life in the 1800s, the Macon Native American Reservation, Life on a Farm in the 1800s, farm equipment, and a country store. The three-story Greek Revival mill was built in 1848-1849. It served as a grist mill until 1910, when its longtime owner sold it to the Dundee Hydraulic Power Company which generated Dundee’s electricity. After the power company closed, the mill stood abandoned from 1925 until 1931, when it was purchased by Henry Ford. Mr. Ford completely rebuilt the mill, which was part of his grand design for dotting the countryside with village industries. In 1970, the building was sold to the City of Dundee for $1. The Museum opened in 1986 and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990. Dundee is just under 30 minutes south of Ann Arbor. Driving and parking directions will be provided in advance. Our tour will be led by Museum Docents.