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#Towns -- Mount Hope Township

Written by Bill Kemp in Historic Photos

Mount Hope Ladies Aid Moore’s Mill Marker, August 1968

Moore's Mill Marker, 1960s.

The most famous gristmill in McLean County was the one operated by the Moore family of Mount Hope Township. Situated on the south bank of Sugar Creek about three miles west of the Village of McLean, Moore's Mill survived into the 20th century, becoming the last operational water-powered mill in the county. In 1964, the McLean County Historical Society dedicated a marker at the site of the mill.

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