Stone Windmill - Morristown, New York
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi
Assisted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob
N 44° 35.350 W 075° 38.875
18T E 448570 N 4937518
Quick Description: The windmill is located in the village of Morristown on the north side of Morris Street, between Ann and Elm Streets.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 9/10/2013 4:20:33 AM
Waymark Code: WMJ1W7
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 6
Created From:
 Stone Windmill - Morristown, New York - posted by elyob

Long Description:
McConnell's Windmill or the Morristown Windmill is the only windmill on the United States side of the St Lawrence Valley. It was built in 1825 but had only a short life as a mill, grinding grain. It has since been operated as a prison, an air raid warning post, a legion club house and finally as a museum. Seven other structures in the Morristown Village Multiple Resource Area have been designated in the National Register of Historical Places.
Street address:
Morris Street
Morristown, NY USA

County / Borough / Parish: St. Lawrence / Town of Morristown / Village of Morristown

Year listed: 1982

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Industry

Periods of significance: 1825-1849

Historic function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Industry/Processing/Extraction

Current function: Recreation And Culture

Privately owned?: no

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 2: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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