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Jonathan Young Windmill

Town Cove Park, Orleans, MA
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A real windmill that was used for milling corn etc.

A real windmill that was used for milling corn etc. A person is available when open to explain all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
steven d
Stoughton, Massachusetts
Great Stop!

This is a great windmill to visit. Sometimes (daytime) there is a woman there that gives you a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa S
Elma, New York
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Town Cove Park, Orleans, MA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A real windmill that was used for milling corn etc. A person is available when open to explain all about this facility and a real good take. There is no charge or admission cost. Worth the stop. You will enjoy,

Thank steven d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great windmill to visit. Sometimes (daytime) there is a woman there that gives you a great history of the windmill and you can climb inside (free!)and look around. Nice view of the water (pond?), a little picnic table, some cute, small gardens,...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw this place by accident. We mad a wrong turn and came upon it. It is near a busy road and you can only look at the outside of it.Still, it was a cool windmill.

Thank tommyboyks
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Nothing here to see but the windmill. Seen it, done it. Nice photo opportunity. If you're here, stop by the Orlean's Inn for a bite to eat

Thank jorozco203
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Nice, but... I felt like I'd missed something after I read the placards and walked around the windmill. It's very central in Orleans and next to a great restaurant with a patio overlooking the Town Cove - but aside from that...

Thank TheMeadowsTravel
Reviewed 3 June 2017

It's amazing how much history can be learned throughout Cape Cod. The Jonathan Young windmill is another example of such history. Try to find out when it is open to the public before visiting because it was closed when we stopped by in May 2017....More

Thank Maui2014NMR
Reviewed 16 April 2017

It seems a number of sites to see in Massachusetts have been moved from town to town before reaching its final destination and the Jonathan Young Windmill is not exception. The windmill was built in 1720 in South Orleans, moved in 1830 to a hill...More

Thank ITRT
Reviewed 17 November 2016

As a justice of the peace, I have officiated at several weddings here. The incomparable view of Town Cove makes it a wonderful site for a romantic occasion. I pass the windmill most days and can never resist taking a quick peek in passing.

Thank Saltyblue
Reviewed 26 September 2016

When in Orleans you can't not help but see the windmill driving through town of Orleans because of its location adjacent to the main road through Orleans Rt 28. But if you are walking from your motel, it is a nice historical side trip to...More

Thank Vanya189
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This windmill is outstanding and is situated in a picturesque area with the cove in the background. It is genuine in all respects. There is no fee. It is handicap accessible and easy to get to. Young and old alike will enjoy this windmill.

Thank Louisa S
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