"Scheuerman Mill, Otis, Kansas"¨›

By Michael Boss

Gouache on Rag Board

14íńý X 17"

From the Collection of Midwest CPA

Builder and operator of the grist mill Henry Scheuerman, Sr. and his family emigrated from Yagodnaya Polyana, Russia¨› in 1875. Coming from Baltimore, Maryland, they settled in Rush County, Kansas.¨› Scheuerman built his mill in 1878 and continued to mill grain until 1890.¨› Allegedly, people came from as far as Ellis County to have their grain milled.¨›