Muller-Pinehurst Dairy – 1968, “Millie the Cow”

Source:  Auburn High School, 1968 Excalibur Yearbook, sponsor ads, p. 247

Millie has been posing at Muller-Pinehurst Dairy offices, traveled to the Winnebago County Fair, found a permanent home at the Children’s Farm, now known as Lockwood Park.

Rockford Park District – “Uncommon Ground,” pages 20 – 27

Source: Rockford Magazine, November 1995, pages 20 – 27; by Pamela Prescott; All photos courtesy of Rockford Park District




“Horses to dine on better grub at Lockwood” – 2011


Source: Rockford Register Star 5/19/2011

Muller-Pinehurst (giant statue cow) – name

“Roads lead to Pecatonica”

“County Fair Opens five-day run”

by Norma Roth

“Today, all roads lead to Pecatonica and the Winnebago County Fair.”

“Even Millie, the giant Muller-Pinehurst cow, wandered own U.S. 20 and Pecatonica Road to the fairgrounds on the northwest edge of town.”

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Also called Millie the Mighty Cow in other articles.

Source: Rockford Register-Republic  August 16, 1972



Muller-Pinehurst Dairy Cow – Millie

Muller-Pinehurst Dairy Cow

Known as Millie (or Milly) The Mighty Cow

She is a 15 foot fiberglass cow

This photo is from the Auburn 1967 yearbook ad, showing Millie at Lockwood Park / Children’s Farm

The cow statue was donated to the Rockford Park District during the 1980 annual meeting

Millie The Mighty Cow, 15' fiberglass symbol of Muller-Pinehurst Dairy at Lockwood Park / Children's Farm
Millie The Mighty Cow, 15′ fiberglass symbol of Muller-Pinehurst Dairy at Lockwood Park / Children’s Farm


Source: Rockford Register Star, 05/15/1980