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Lake Mills was a place some called Keyesville and was part of Aztalan Township in early pioneer history. Today Lake Mills is a showcase growing communty with parks on Rock Lake, access to I-94, a historic downtown and other assests. Lake Mills is a place where visitors always return.

Aztalan, a name derived from a ancient Aztec tradition, was a Native American village hosting a blending of Mississippian & local culture. It later became a bustling pioneer center, and is now a wonderful memory of the past.

Aztalan Day is the first Sunday in July, 10am to 3pm on the museum grounds. Aztalan Day features outdoor exhibits, music, food. Aztalan Day is the 1st Sunday in July.

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Members List:

President:
Robin Untz
Vice President:
Jay Lang
Secretary:
Warren Krueger
Treasurer:
Dawn Stewart
Board Director I:
Charles Roy
Webmaster:
Steve Steigerwald
Research:
Dr. Roland Liebenow

Links Section

AZTALAN STATE PARK WEBSITE

FRIENDS OF AZTALAN STATE PARK

LAKE MILLS AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

JEFFERSON COUNTY TOURISM

CITY OF LAKE MILLS

TOWN OF LAKE MILLS

LAKE MILLS MAIN STREET PROGRAM

FARGO MANSION

ROADSIDE AMERICA

JOHNSON CREEK PREMIUM OUTLETS

IN ROCK LAKE??

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Grist Mill & Photos from Lake Mills
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1878 Photo of old grist mill at Lake Mills on South Main Street


Grist Mill in 1934


Marker now at old grist mill site

The text on the marker is: Site of, Joseph Keyes Grist Mill, Built in 1842, In Operation Until 1934, Lake Mills Origin as a Community


A Millstone from the grist mill in Lake Mills is at the Lake Mills Aztalan Museum


Klein's Wagon Shop 118 South Main St. (now the Rose Gallery)

Owned and operated by William A. Klein from about 1890 until about 1941. Klein was a skilled wagonmaker and cabinetmaker who immigrated from Germany. A large tool from this wagon shop is in Hansen's Granary at the Lake Mills Aztalan Museum.


Theo. H Hahn German Cash Store


A Lake Mills Band in 1898


A Lake Mills "Concert" Band in 1879



Early North Main Street


North Main Street


This is the original brick house at the corner of Mulberry and East Washington Streets, as built by William Riley Harvey about 1881. He later sold the house to his brother, Elijah M. Harvey, who sold the house to Enoch J. Fargo in 1893. Three years later Mr. Fargo extensively remodeled the house, adding many features, among which was a third floor.


Louise Mears Fargo with the Fargo Pet Bear in back of the Fargo Mansion



Winter Transportation




The Corner Post Office Building at 121 West Lake Street is now the Lake Street Emporium


This building at 118 West Lake Street is now Denny's Hairstyling Ltd. and Kristina Lynn's Hair Design


Heimstreet Drug Store


Southwest Corner of West Lake and South Main


 
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