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Partners of the Dundee Mill and Park was formed in 1996 when the Town of Osceola adopted a resolution declaring the Dundee Mill Park a historical site.

1996 Resolution

The group consists of area people interested in preserving and restoring this historical gem without using tax money. The Town of Osceola owns the property.    The directors handle all facets of operation and projects relating to the property. This includes regulating the dam to state regulations, maintaining the millrace, ponds, and surrounding areas, obtaining permits, securing equipment and supplies, keeping records, budgeting and fund raising. This group reports directly to the board of the Town of Osceola.  

A donation of $7,000 from Jim and Ruth Tobin kicked off funding for the restoration.  Fundraisers such as picnics, raffles, and placemats, plus donations from area businesses, organizations and individuals, have supported much of the restoration.   

In 1997 the Partners and the Town of Osceola joined in an agreement with Alliant Electric Co. that purchases electricity generated by the mill turbine.

   Three projects on the grounds have been completed as Eagle Scout projects for area youths. These are the development of a nature trail that includes identification tags on some flora and fauna, construction of the wooden stairs and handrail on the hill, and restoration of the band shell. 

In October of 2006 the mill had a makeover by :
 Extreme Makeover Home Edition as part of the Matthew Koepke home makeover.

 The following projects have been completed through 2008:

The mill building
-floor repair
-new windows & sashes
-period gutters
-new cedar siding
-new roof
-new elevator belting
-new pulley belting conversion gear
-rebuilt turbine installed
-new generator
-antique & period items displayed
-replica waterwheel

The mill park grounds
-stonework around the two ponds
-grounds cleaning and weeding
-period landscaping throughout
-ponds licensed as fish hatcheries
-ponds stocked with fish
-nature trail through wooded areas
-stairway with handrail
-nature trail

Activities -
-Christmas tree-lighting ceremony
- Tours of the building
- Annual pioneer picnic
-Summer Sunday Specials
-Fishing for Kids
-Easter egg hunt

Fund Raisers
-Generating electricity
-Community placemats
-Christmas tree love lights
-Mill Market Day

What is the Dundee Mill & Park?  
-a fishing spot for children or physically challenged
-a good place for a picnic
-a peaceful stroll on the trails
-a great place to reflect and contemplate
-a historical gem
-a trip back in time
-a family destination
-a place to learn about water
-a place to learn about fishing
-a place to learn about history
-the pride of a community

You are invited to . . .
Visit the Dundee Mill and Park anytime during daylight hours in any season. Tour the mill building Open the third Sunday of summer months fro noon-4 Tour with prior arrangements by calling 920/533-4079 or 920/533-8279. (Please allow 3 days advance notice.) Join in or attend any planned activities

 Become a Friend of the Park

Print or Copy and Paste, Complete and Mail the following application form.
 Any monetary donation is appreciated.

Name ____________________________
Phone ____________________________
Interested in becoming a Director _______

Send to: Partners of the Dundee Mill
P.O. Box 904
Campbellsport, WI 53010

Copyright © 2009  Last Modified on Nov. 21, 2022 by Nancy Durn