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Description:
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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Variables:
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Purpose
  • Open to the public
  • Is This Windmill Functional?
  • Windmill Farm
  • Cost
  • Museum on Site
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Image for Whispering Spirits Stables Windmills (Edinboro)view gallery

NWNW41.5 km

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WindmillsWhispering Spirits Stables Windmills (Edinboro)

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A pair of windmills used to power the Whispering Spirits Stables.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rclizmom

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/29/2012

last visited: 10/24/2016

Image for Saegertown Residential Windmillview gallery

NWNW45.5 km

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WindmillsSaegertown Residential Windmill

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Residential Windmill

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BeckyLee

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/21/2011

last visited: 4/30/2012

Image for McKeever Environmental Center Windmillview gallery

SWSW46.2 km

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WindmillsMcKeever Environmental Center Windmill

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A new electricity-producing windmill at a very interesting environmental center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Algoma!

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/29/2007

last visited: 4/9/2009

Image for Penn State Behrend Windmill - Erie, Paview gallery

NWNW61.2 km

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WindmillsPenn State Behrend Windmill - Erie, Pa

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A windmill located on the Penn State Behrend Campus in Erie, PA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member beerbatterbilly

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/10/2013

last visited: 8/14/2015

Image for Munnel Run Windmillview gallery

SWSW63.6 km

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WindmillsMunnel Run Windmill

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New windmill on Munnel Run Farm, which is an outdoor farming "museum".

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Algoma!

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/27/2007

last visited: 11/26/2011

Image for Erie Maritime Museum Windmill - Erie, PAview gallery

NWNW66.3 km

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WindmillsErie Maritime Museum Windmill - Erie, PA

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Located behind the Erie Maritime Museum along the shores of Lake Erie.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bpratt

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/26/2011

last visited: 1/15/2014

Image for TREC Windmillview gallery

NWNW66.8 km

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WindmillsTREC Windmill

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Windmill located next to the Tom Ridge Environmental Center

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JoelMart

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/23/2011

last visited: 9/7/2013

Image for Pymatuning Park Office Windmillview gallery

WW67.3 km

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WindmillsPymatuning Park Office Windmill

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Brand new windmill erected in 2007 in the Pymatuning State Park!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Algoma!

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/19/2007

last visited: 2/8/2012

Image for Wind Turbine @ Macoskey Center for Sustainable Education and Research- SRUview gallery

SWSW69 km

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WindmillsWind Turbine @ Macoskey Center for Sustainable Education and Research- SRU

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This is an example of a small wind turbine, a renewable energy resource, used to supplement the facilities electrical needs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GEO WALKER

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/26/2007

last visited: 1/7/2012

Image for Backus Mill Windpump - Port Rowan, ONview gallery

NWNW131.8 km

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WindmillsBackus Mill Windpump - Port Rowan, ON

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Windpump part of the Backus Heritage Village

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/24/2018

last visited: 8/9/2018

Image for Steel Winds - Lackawanna, NYview gallery

NENE151.3 km

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WindmillsSteel Winds - Lackawanna, NY

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Steel Winds consists of 8 windmills along the shores of Lake Erie, just south of Buffalo, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/23/2007

last visited: 4/16/2015

Image for The Bliss Wind Farm - Bliss, NYview gallery

NENE152.6 km

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WindmillsThe Bliss Wind Farm - Bliss, NY

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A large wind farm in Western NY

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Nature Noggins

location: New York

date approved: 2/27/2008

last visited: 6/21/2014

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