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List of windmills in the United States

This is a list of traditional windmills in the United States.

Locations

Arizona

Location Name of mill
and coordinates
Type Built Notes Photograph
Prescott Iron Turbine mill
Iron windpump 1876

California

San Francisco Murphy Mill Smock 1905 Appeared in the film A Jitney Elopement starring Charlie Chaplin
Windmill World
San Francisco Dutch Mill Tower 1902 Windmill World
Solvang Smock

Florida

Location Name of mill
and coordinates
Type Built Notes Photograph
Miami Beach Carl Fisher Casino Tower 1920[1] 1926[1]

Illinois

Indiana

Location Name of mill
and coordinates
Type Built Notes Photograph
Kendalville Robertson Mill Post 2000[2] Replica of Robertson Mill, Williamsburg, Virginia[2]

Iowa

Location Name of mill
and coordinates
Type Built Notes Photograph
Elk Horn Danish Mill Smock 1976[3] Built in 1848 at Nørre-Snede, Denmark. Dismantled 1975 and re-erected at Elk Horn in 1976.[3]
Pella Vermeer Mill Smock 2002[4]

Kansas

Location Name of mill
and coordinates
Type Built Notes Photograph
Reamsville Smock 1879[5] Moved to Smith Center, 1938[5]
Smith Center Old Dutch Mill
Smock 1938[5]
Wamego Old Dutch Mill
Tower 1925[6]
near Wamego (12 miles (19 km) north of town) Tower 1879[6] Dismantled 1925 and re-erected at Wamego.[6]

Maine

Location Name of mill
and coordinates
Type Built Notes Photograph
Anson Bailey Farm mill
1905
Castine Hatch's Mill c1800[7] 1815[7]

Massachusetts

Michigan

Location Name of mill
and coordinates
Type Built Notes Photograph
Dearborn Greenfield Mill Smock 1660 in Massachusetts Windmill World
Holland De Zwaan Smock 1761 in the Netherlands

Minnesota

Location Name of mill
and coordinates
Type Built Notes Photograph
Mankato Seppman Mill
Tower 1864 Located in Minneopa State Park

Missouri

Location Name of mill
and coordinates
Type Built Notes Photograph
St. Louis Bevo Mill Smock

New Jersey

Location Name of mill
and coordinates
Type Built Notes Photograph
Holland Township Volendam Mill
Smock

New Mexico

Location Name of mill
and coordinates
Type Built Notes Photograph
Moriarty Eclipse mill
1890

New York

Rhode Island

Tennessee

Location Name of mill
and coordinates
Type Built Notes Photograph
Georgetown McKenzie mill
Iron windpump 1931

Texas

Location Name of mill
and coordinates
Type Built Notes Photograph
Sheffield Canon Ranch mill
Iron windpump 1898
Victoria Victoria Mill
Smock 1870

Vermont

Location Name of mill
and coordinates
Type Built Notes Photograph
Alburgh Tower c1731[7] Standing 1749[7]

Virginia

Location Name of mill
and coordinates
Type Built Notes Photograph
Flowerdew Hundred Flowerdew Hundred Mill 1612[8]
Flowerdew Hundred Flowerdew Hundred Mill Post 1978[9]
Williamsburg Robertson Mill Post 1621[10] Standing in 1723.[10]
Williamsburg Robertson Mill[9] Post
Yorktown Buckner′s Mill Smock 1711 [11] Destroyed by tornado in late 19th century
Yorktown Akers′ Mill Smock 2011 [12] Reconstruction of William Buckner′s Mill near original site

Washington

Location Name of mill
and coordinates
Type Built Notes Photograph
Spokane Cambern Mill
1929

Wisconsin

Location Name of mill
and coordinates
Type Built Notes Photograph
Superior Davidson Mill
Smock 1900[13] Eight sails[13]
Little Chute Little Chute Windmill
Smock Under Construction by Verbij Hoogmade BV

Notes

Known building dates are in bold text. Non-bold text denotes first known date. Iron windpumps are outside the scope of this list unless listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Sources

Unless stated otherwise, the source for all entries is the Windmill World website.

References

  1. ^ a b "Carl Fisher casino, Miami Beach, Florida". Windmill World. Retrieved 20 July 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Robertson Post Windmill". Mid-America Windmill Museum. Retrieved 20 July 2009. 
  3. ^ a b "Windmill History". The Danish Windmill. Retrieved 20 July 2009. 
  4. ^ "Vermeer Mill & Interpretive Center". Pella Historical Village. Retrieved 20 July 2009. 
  5. ^ a b c "Old Dutch Mill". Ohio Barns. Retrieved 20 July 2009. 
  6. ^ a b c "Old Dutch Mill". Ohio Barns. Retrieved 20 July 2009. 
  7. ^ a b c d Lombardo, Donald (2003). Windmills of New England, Their Genius, Madness, History & Future. Cape Cod, MA: On Cape Publications. ISBN . 
  8. ^ "ABRAHAM PEIRSEY of JAMESTOWNE, VIRGINIA". Paul E. Pennebaker. Retrieved 20 July 2009. 
  9. ^ a b "Windmills of Virginia". Windmill World. Retrieved 20 July 2009. 
  10. ^ a b "The Miller and the Windmill". Colonial Williamsburg. Retrieved 20 July 2009. 
  11. ^ Walt Akers. "Historic References to the Yorktown Windmill". Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  12. ^ "Yorktown Windmill Project". Twisted Oaks Foundation. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "Davidson Windmill". Waymarking. Retrieved 10 July 2009. 
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