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Morgan county has a few mills that are still driven by water power. In some of these mills corn is ground after the old process, and in the homes of the surrounding community the corn bread of the pioneer, together with the southern "johnnycake," and even "cracklin' bread," is not unknown. One by one, how- [p.31] ever, these old mills, with their picturesque races and beautiful lakes or streams near by, are being replaced by those supplied with modern power.
Missouri State Board of Agriculture Monthly Bulletin Vol. XIV, No. 2 (February, 1916): A Rural Survey of Morgan County Missouri. Digital version © 2001 Peter Binkley; permission to reproduce for non-commercial purposes is granted.