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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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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;



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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WindmillsPleasant Hill Road - SALINA KANSAS

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This forward thinking farmer had the first power generating windmill I ever saw.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saso_362

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/3/2006

last visited: 5/6/2018

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WindmillsHomestead National Monument - Beatrice, Nebraska

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Inside the Homestead National Monument Visitor Center are artifacts on settlement of the plains. This windmill is located inside.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Nebraska

date approved: 2/1/2010

last visited: 5/5/2016

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EE101.1 km

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The Old Dutch Mill, also known as the Schonhoff Mill, is located in Wamego City Park in Wamego, Kansas. This windmill was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1973.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Kansas

date approved: 8/30/2011

last visited: 10/16/2017

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WW121.8 km

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This windmill is in Wagner Park on Madison St in Smith Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Kansas

date approved: 6/30/2009

last visited: 3/16/2016

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NN145.5 km

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WindmillsDEMPSTER windmill - Wessels Living History Farm - York, NE

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DEMPSTER ANNU-OIL windmill at Wessels Living History Farm.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 68467lib

location: Nebraska

date approved: 7/5/2010

last visited: never

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