Rex Wailes Collection. The Windmills of Long Island Part 2

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    Hodge, Nathanael [Author]

    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2022 August

    Medium Digital

    Arts, culture and heritage > Collections of importance



    Scope & contentHay Ground Mill stands north of the Montauk Highway between Water Mill and Bridgehampton; it was built in 1801 and was last worked in 1919. Although the sails and fan blades were blown off in a storm in 1932, they have been repaired. And the mill, still containing much of its original machinery, is used as a tea-room.

    Montauk Point Mill was built in 1763 at Southampton where it stood close to the Mill Hill Mill. It was moved to Wain Scott, where it served as a public library, and from there to its present site, where it is joined to a house.

    Shelter Island Mill was built in 1810 at Southold by Nathaniel Dominy Junr and others for Moses Cleaveland, using some parts of a previous mill, at a cost for labor of US$111.00…Read more


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