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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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WindmillsWindmill - Vetrák, Borovnice, Czech Republic

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Functional replica of historic windmill inaugurated in June 2020 above village Borovnice (north-eastern Bohemia).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja

location: Královéhradecký kraj, Czechia

date approved: 10/26/2020

last visited: never

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WindmillsWindrad - Mundenhof - Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, BW

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At the zoo 'Mundenhof' in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, Baden-Württemberg exists a windmill. There is no entrance fee to the zoo!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 10/1/2020

last visited: never

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WindmillsOdom Family Windmill - Abernathy, TX

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On display in small pocket park in downtown Abernathy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/28/2020

last visited: never

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WindmillsDeaf Smith County Courthouse Windmill - Hereford, TX

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Windmill on the west side of the courthouse lawn.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/22/2020

last visited: never

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WindmillsMaasmolen, Nederasselt, Nederland

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Standerdmolen uit 1741 op de Molenweg 2 in Nederasselt

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Appeltern

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 9/21/2020

last visited: never

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WindmillsPioneers of the Plains Windmill - Plainview, TX

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Windmill is on the east side of the Hale County Courthouse lawn.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/20/2020

last visited: never

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WindmillsAubrey V. Stewart Windmill - Floydada, TX

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Was relocated to the corner of the Floydada City Hall lot.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/17/2020

last visited: never

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WindmillsHäljarös mölla, Hjäljarp, Sweden

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A grain mill in Häljarp

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dvddragon

location: Skåne, Sweden

date approved: 9/13/2020

last visited: never

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WindmillsMSU Campus Windmill - Wichita Falls, TX

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Windmill created as "art" on the Midwestern State University Campus

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/11/2020

last visited: never

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WindmillsWindmühle Paula - Steinhude, NI, Germany

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This historical mill is located in Steinhude

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lotty

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 9/6/2020

last visited: never

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WindmillsOxholm Mølle - Brovst, Danmark

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Oxholm Mølle blev bygget i 1857, placeret på toppen af en bakke i åbent landskab, og sejlere brugte ofte møllen som et pejlemærke ... Oxholm Mill was built in 1857, placed on top of a hill in open landscape, and sailors often used the mill as a landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Denmark

date approved: 8/28/2020

last visited: never

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WindmillsCerro do Guilhim - Faro, Portugal

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An old windmill in a secluded location next to a well known hill in southern Portugal

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 8/22/2020

last visited: never

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WindmillsHeritage Park Windmill - Harrah, OK

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This fine wooden windmill tower and windmill is on display at Heritage Park in Harrah, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/21/2020

last visited: never

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WindmillsWindpump from Pevensey - Weald and Downland Living Museum, Singleton, UK

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Windpump, moved from from Pevensey to the Weald and Downland Living Museum, Singleton, UK

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JamesA60

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/19/2020

last visited: never

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WindmillsDe Buitenmolen - Zevenaar (NL)

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Tower mill in Zevenaar, Netherlands that was restored to working order in 1970.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 8/19/2020

last visited: never

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WindmillsKlostermøllen - Vestervig, Danmark

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Vestervig Klostermølle blev bygget omkring 1860 ... The Monastary Mill of Vestervig was built around 1860.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Denmark

date approved: 8/19/2020

last visited: never

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WindmillsWyles Windmill - Brimfield MA

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The windmill, which was operated solely by wind, was erected to bring water from the Town Brook to tanks in the attic of the Wyles-Converse house at 16 Sturbridge Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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WindmillsLumby mølle - Lumby, Denmark

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Lumby mølle ved Odense. Nordfyns flotteste mølle. Fuldt funktionel mølle af typen hollandsk vindmølle med galleri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Klabautermanden

location: Denmark

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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WindmillsStrynø Mølle - Strynø, Danmark

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Strynø vindmølle er bygget i 1832...Strynø windmill built in 1832

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Denmark

date approved: 8/7/2020

last visited: never

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WindmillsMoulin du Belcan - Naours, France

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[FR] Le moulin du Belcan était un moulin à huile qui existait avant la Révolution française. [EN] The Belcan windmill produced oil and dates before the French Revovlution.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Hauts-de-France, France

date approved: 7/19/2020

last visited: never

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WindmillsMoulin de Wallu - Largny-sur-Automne, France

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[FR] Construit en 1645 sur l'emplacement d'un moulin de 1515, il fut détruit pendant la Première Guerre mondiale. [EN] Constructed in 1645 on the site of former windmill from 1515, it was destroyed during WWI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Hauts-de-France, France

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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Windmill of 1840

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: 7/7/2019

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WindmillsCibolo Creek Watershed Windmill - Boerne, TX

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A display windmill next to the public library.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/13/2020

last visited: never

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WindmillsAgricultural Heritage Center Windmill - Boerne, TX

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Windmill looks like it was here before the museum was.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/13/2020

last visited: never

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WindmillsSalt Creek Windmill - Graham, TX

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Windmill is part of the landscaping for this business.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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