Windmill Buildings (page 4)

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Windmill & Welcome Sign
Rotterdam, NY
Amsterdam, NY
The Windmill in Rotterdam was located in a Kmart shopping center when this photo was taken in 2005. It is about 17 feet tall. It was built in 1949 for a home builder's show in Albany, NY. After that, it was moved to a nursery in Guilderland, NY. In 1987, it was moved to the owner's private residence and used as a storage shed. In 1992, it was donated to the city of Rotterdam. It was moved near a restaurant and later moved to the shopping center. In 2009, the windmill was moved to the entrance to the Great Flats Nature Trail. For more, see this website. [map]

The windmill was chosen as the town's symbol in 1989. I believe this welcome sign was installed then.

This Windmill in Amsterdam is at a farm. It was probably functional originally. The photo above is from 2009. By 2016, the blades had been repaired. In 2021, one of the blades was missing again. [map]

Morehead Suzuki
Newburgh, NY
The windmill at Morehead Suzuki was fully functional originally. It is believed to be from the 1800s. [map]

Seneca Falls, NY
The Windmill in Seneca Falls was once the main office of a tourist cottage complex. It is now used as the Visitors Info Center, adjacent to the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce. These old photos date to the 1920s or so. There is a Shell gas sign visible in one of them. There were Mobilgas pumps there in the 1940s. For more, see this website. [map]

More New York Windmills:
Stone Windmill (Morristown)
Dutch Mill (Rochester)
Stony Brook University (Southampton)

Carey, OH
This Windmill has been around since at least the 1940s. It was originally known as the Dutch Mill Truck Stop. The building was used as a restaurant and there were Texaco pumps in front. The building is apparently now used as a residence. For more, see this website. [map]

Dutch Mill
Middle Point, OH
The Dutch Mill was built in the 1920s. It offered gas, food, and lodging. In later years, the windmill building was used as a bar. The building was being restored in 2009 when these photos were taken. For more, see this website. [map]

Oberlin, OH
Dutch Haven
Ronks, PA
This Windmill in Oberlin was built in the mid-1980s. It was used to pump water from a pond to irrigate the farm where it is located. It is no longer in use. [map]

The Dutch Haven opened in the early 1920s as a luncheonette. The windmill structure was added in 1946. The business closed in 2023 and the property is for sale. [map]

More Ohio Windmills:
Windmill House (Bowling Green)

More Pennsylvania Windmills:
Windmill Ice Cream (Aliquippa)
Windmill Family Restaurant (Morgantown)

James Island, SC
Holland Grist Mill
Milbank, SD
Gatlinburg, TN
The Windmill in James Island is located at the Plymouth Avenue boat landing. It was donated to the Riverland Terrace Garden Club and moved here around 1998. Does anyone know the history of this structure? [map]

The Holland Grist Mill in Milbank ws built by Henry Holland in 1884. It was completely reconstructed in 2009. The Mill is 44 feet tall. [map]

The Windmill in Gatlinburg may have been built for the Windmill Towne Shopping Center which is gone now. [map]

Mis Cazuelas
Dallas, TX
Lounge [gone]
Dallas, TX
Century Auto Sales [gone]
Irving, TX
Nederland, TX
A small windmill has been installed on the roof of Mis Cazuelas restaurant since at least 2007. Does anyone know what was located here originally? [map]

The small windmill on the roof of the Windmill Lounge appeared to be identical to the one at Mis Cazuelas. It had been there since at least 2008. The Windmill Lounge opened in 2005. By 2020, the building was housing the Medical District Tavern and the windmill on the roof was gone. For more, see this website.

Century Auto Sales had been here since 1970. The windmill sign was built for a real estate office in the late 1950s or early 1960s. There had been a used car dealership here since the late 1970s. The sign was still operational. In 2013, the building and signs were demolished for new development. The owner planned to sell the windmill on eBay.

The Windmill in Nederland is 40 feet tall and houses the Dutch Windmill Museum. It was built in 1969 and is located in Tex Ritter Park. [map]

More Texas Windmills:
Windmill Lounge (Beaumont) [vintage; gone]

Jerry's Nursery
& Garden Center
Farr West, UT
Old Dutch Store
Salt Lake City, UT
Windmill Bank
Mechanicsville, VA
Dutch Mill Motel
and Family Restaurant
Shelburne, VT
I believe Jerry's Nursery & Garden Center opened in 1992. This windmill looks like it might be from then. [map]

The Old Dutch Store opened in 1978. The store sells food and gifts. In 2021, the building was repainted and a new windmill was being built. [map]

The Windmill Bank was built in 1974 for Heritage Savings and Loan. From 2007-2008, the building and windmill were renovated. The windmill's blades are turning again. The building now houses an EVB bank. [map]

The Dutch Mill Motel opened in 1927 as the Dutch Mill Motor Court with 25 cottages laid out in a semi-circle. Cottages were added over the years but by the 1970s, they were beyond repair and replaced with a more modern hotel room complex. In 1973, the Shelburne Camping Area was added behind the motel. The restaurant opened in 1995. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

More Virginia Windmills:
replica windmill (Yorktown)

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