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Early history of Ozaukee County, Wisconsin
(1965)

The Cedarburg Mill - Cedarburg Supply Company,   pp. 24-26


Page 24

THE CEDARBURG MILL -           SUPPLY CO
The walls are local grey limestone laid up in larg
blocks were quarried on the building site. In order to
war ctverted to the east as the best stones were in the
race is located under the north side of the Colunbia Av
under the oldest section of the building which is the e;
race goes under Portland Avenue, circles through the Ci-
Creek on the east side of the park. The term Mill Race
the water power is used, and then it is referred to as
Building this mill was a major feat. As the build
tramway was built from the mill to Washington Avenue an
hauled up the tramway by manpower and wheelbarrow. One
pushed the wheelbarrow.
During the Great Indian Scare of 1862, the Cedarbui
fortress as many families fled their home and frms to
stone edifice. Without any foundation whatsoever, a re]
the Indians, nobody knew from what quarter, were cowing
killing men. women and children and laying waste everybi
As this happened during threshing season, many farmers i
Kirchayn area, three miles west of Cedarburg. Ruors w(
these men that Cedarburg was in ashes and Milwaukee was
that people were sleeping in the streets of that city.
threshers took refuge in the David Star Lutheran Church


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