Rex Wailes Collection. The Windmills of Long Island part 1

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    Hodge, Nathanael [Author]

    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2022 July

    Medium Digital

    Arts, culture and heritage > Collections of importance



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    Taken from an article written by Rex Wailes, February 1935 Long Island stretches out into the Atlantic for 120 miles east of New York City, and the mills I shall describe are all situated east of the portage at Canoe Place and the Shinnecock Hills. Only very few of the old mills remain, and these are the Beebe Mill at Bridgehampton, three mills at East Hampton, one at Gardiner’s Island, Hay Ground, Montauk Point, Shelter Island, two at Southampton, and the Mill Hill Mill at Shinnecock Hills.

    None of these mills now fulfil their original purpose, that at Hay Ground is used as a tearoom, and at Montauk Point the old mill serves as part of a house, and that at Mill Hill is used as part of a summerhouse.…Read more.


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