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Since ancient times, man has harnessed the power of the wind to provide assistance in various tasks. Grain milling, water pumping, threshing, and sawmills were common, as well as a means to provide electricity in more modern times. A good resource for widmill history and design can be found at:
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Expanded Description:
This category accepts all rotating mechanical devices powered by natural wind. Working or not. The unique designs and application of windmills are of the most interest. Unfortunately Scale Models of windmills or whirly-gigs are not accepted, though they may be beautiful.
Instructions for Posting a Windmills Waymark:
The logs for the finds should include the following information;
*A PHOTOGRAPH OF THE MILL

*THE COORDINATES OF YOUR FIND

*A DESCRIPTION OF THE PHYSICAL LOCATION, TYPE, USE, AND CONDITI0N OF THE WINDMILL

If your windmill find is open to the public a description of the cost, hours of operation and parking information would be useful

Individual windmills in large windmill farms can be claimed if you can get a coordinate within 0.1 mile.

The windmill farm can be claimed if identified as a group of windmills in the log.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
When logging a VISIT to a windmill that has been Waymarked, please take a a photograph of the Windmill and provide a summary of your visit. In this way we can track changes to the mills over the years
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  • Is This Windmill Functional?
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WindmillsStary XIX w. wiatrak

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Nieczynny wiatrak z konca XIW w.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member corcia1

location: Dolnośląskie, Poland

date approved: 2/4/2023

last visited: never

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WindmillsBoyd's Windmill - Middletown RI

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Boyd’s Eight-vane Wind Grist Mill is one of the last two survivors of more than twenty known wind mills which once worked to supply the daily needs of Aquidneck Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 1/26/2023

last visited: never

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WindmillsWindmill - Pershing, OK

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A windmill on RT 11 in Pershing, OK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/23/2023

last visited: never

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WindmillsAncien moulin à vent (La Mahaudière) - Anse Bertrand, Guadeloupe

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[EN] Old western Indian mill converted into a chapel of the former Anse Bertrand sugar factory. [FR] Vieux moulin indien occidental transformé en chapelle de l'ancienne usine de sucre d'Anse Bertrand.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Guadeloupe

date approved: 1/16/2023

last visited: never

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Eine Holländerwindmühle in Süddorf.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SpeedCore

location: Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

date approved: 1/6/2023

last visited: 1/6/2023

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WindmillsIngalls Cemetery Windmill - Ingalls, KS

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This windmill once provided water to the cemetery - in Ingalls, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Kansas

date approved: 1/5/2023

last visited: never

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WindmillsZeldenrust - Dokkum - NL

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Korenmolen Zeldenrust op de vestingwal van Dokkum

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Andre 61

location: Friesland, Netherlands

date approved: 12/19/2022

last visited: 12/19/2022

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WindmillsNiederembter Mühle

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The Niederembter Mühle is a tower windmill. It was built in 1799.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GEOrgCACHING

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 12/15/2022

last visited: never

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The Grottenherten mill is a so-called "Durchfahrtholländer". It is a tower windmill with a revolving bonnet, situated on a mound with vaults. The gates on both sides of the mill hill could be passed through by wagon to transport ground material.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GEOrgCACHING

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 12/14/2022

last visited: never

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WindmillsHuron Country Playhouse Windmill - Grand Bend, Ontario

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A restored windmill outside a theatre venue near Grand Bend.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member m0bean

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/13/2022

last visited: never

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WindmillsHolgate Windmill - Holgate, UK

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This windmill is in the middle of a housing estate and has been restored into working order.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/13/2022

last visited: never

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WindmillsPatton Wind Farm - Patton, Pennsylvania, USA

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Patton Wind Farm Utilizes 15 Gamesa G97 Wind Turbines on 2100 acres. located along PA 36 north of Patton, PA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/13/2022

last visited: 12/31/2022

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WindmillsLittle Basin Windmill - Clark County, KS

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This lonely windmill, atop a ridge between Big Basin and Little Basin, is still pumping water - in Clark County, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Kansas

date approved: 11/22/2022

last visited: never

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WindmillsWestwood Windmill - Beverley, UK

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this former windmill is in an area of common pasture between the town of Beverley and Beverley Racecourse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/20/2022

last visited: never

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WindmillsDe Volharding - Best, NL

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Korenmolen aan de rand van het centrum in Best

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PetjeOp

location: Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

date approved: 11/20/2022

last visited: never

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WindmillsMolen de Hoop - Sleen, NL

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In het kleine centrum van Sleen staat een korenmolen. De molen maalt het graan voor een lokale bakker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PetjeOp

location: Drenthe, Netherlands

date approved: 11/17/2022

last visited: never

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WindmillsWestmolen - Gorinchem - NL

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Wipwatermolen in bewoonde staat in Gorinchem

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Andre 61

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 10/30/2022

last visited: 11/14/2022

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WindmillsMolen Nooit Volmaakt - Gorinchem - NL

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Mooie werkende korenmolen uit 1717

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Andre 61

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 10/29/2022

last visited: 11/14/2022

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Wipwatermolen in bewoonde staat in Gorinchem

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Andre 61

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 10/28/2022

last visited: 11/14/2022

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WindmillsThe Wonder Windmill - Fredericksburg, TX

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Windmill is on display at the Pioneer Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/24/2022

last visited: never

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Spengense molen aan een lange kade in Kockengen

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Andre 61

location: Utrecht, Netherlands

date approved: 10/23/2022

last visited: 10/23/2022

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WindmillsKockengense Molen - Kockengen - NL

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Kockengense molen aan de wagendijk in Kockengen

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Andre 61

location: Utrecht, Netherlands

date approved: 10/23/2022

last visited: 10/23/2022

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WindmillsKorenmolen - Waardenburg - The Netherlands

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Flour wooden windmill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Willa_Lecznica

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 10/23/2022

last visited: never

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WindmillsRural King Windmill - Warrenton, MO

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Rural King added a store at the end of this mall, and the windmill is part of their advertising, to show passer-bys that the sell farm stuff.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/7/2022

last visited: never

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WindmillsEolienne de ferme - Cabrière d'Aigues, France

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Une vieille éolienne de ferme / An old farm wind turbine

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 9/30/2022

last visited: 9/30/2022

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