Historical Images of Porter County

Crosby's Mill, Sagers Lake
Valparaiso, Indiana

Date: 1910
Source Type: Postcard
Publisher, Printer, Photographer: Unknown
Postmark: December 15, 1910, Valparaiso, Indiana
Collection: Steven R. Shook
Remark: This image shows the flour mill constructed by William Cheney in 1841. The mill was then owned and operated by M. B. Crosby, and later by William Sager. Prior to this flour mill, the location was the site of Samuel Shigley's sawmill, constructed around 1836. Note that the year "1876" is visible under the peak of the roof line.

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Image and related text prepared by Steven R. Shook


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