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Old Mill

50 Prospect St, Nantucket, MA 02554-4337
+1 508-228-1894
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Just a short bike ride or medium walk will take you to this beautiful windmill on the hill! I took... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Lowell, Massachusetts
via mobile
A piece of history

Oddly enough, when we were there off season, the vanes had been removed. I guess they do that every... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
David Z
Brooklyn, New York, United States
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50 Prospect St, Nantucket, MA 02554-4337
+1 508-228-1894
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just a short bike ride or medium walk will take you to this beautiful windmill on the hill! I took a bicycle and enjoyed the nice fresh air. Because it was early season, the wind props were not installed. But that did not takeaway from...More

Thank ALW_60
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Oddly enough, when we were there off season, the vanes had been removed. I guess they do that every winter. Still quite beautiful.

Thank David Z
Reviewed 10 April 2017

A nice walk uphill from the ferry to the Mill. It is well kept and interesting to see. Nice views from the mill. A piece of history worth seeing.

Thank Rita J
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I have driven by this lighthouse many times, and finally stopped to view and it is well worth seeing. It majestically stands reminding us of how windmills were an important part of life during certain periods.

Thank Mmr4647
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Doesn't take long to take a couple of snapshots and a walk around the mill which is still used. Why not take a look!

Thank aprusoff
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We walked here from our hotel on Main Street. It was up on a hill. Beautiful setting and so cool to see this. So glad we found it.

Thank patentgeek
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here as part of another tour. This place truly is amazing. Not only is this thing historic and beautiful, it still works. It is worth checking out just to try to figure out what it is and how it works. This is definitely...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Always here as long as we visit this beautiful Island, great place for picture perfect and photos to keep with the view of one of the oldest Windmills in America.

Thank Jun J
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This mill is a stop for all tourist to the island. It still is in use today and you can buy corn meal from it. It was built in 1746 and is said to be the oldest functioning mill in the US. It is 50...More

1  Thank Richard G
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Highly informed docents made history come alive with their thorough explanation and enthusiastic presentation

Thank Farewell2BL
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how do i get on these tours?
24 July 2016|
Response from Jeff T | Reviewed this property |
Check NHA website for times they are doing tours...or just stop by! There are often NHA folks there