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Eastham in Barnstable County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Eastham Windmill

Cape Cod's Oldest

 
 
Eastham Windmill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rod Funston, February 14, 2012
1. Eastham Windmill Marker
Inscription.
Built in Plymouth 1680
by Thomas Paine of Eastham.
Moved to Truro, 1770.
Moved to Eastham, 1793.
Moved to this location, 1808.
 
Location. 41° 49.817′ N, 69° 58.48′ W. Marker is in Eastham, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Marker is on Samoset Road just west of Mid Cape Highway (U.S. 6), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eastham MA 02642, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kettles (approx. half a mile away); Workboat of the Marshes (approx. half a mile away); First Encounter Monument (approx. 1.6 miles away); First Encounter Plaque (approx. 1.6 miles away); Three Sisters Lit the Way (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Long, Black Cable (approx. 2.3 miles away); Pushed Back by the Sea (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Nauset Lights (approx. 2.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Eastham.
 
Also see . . .  Eastham Windmill - Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 16, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Eastham Windmill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rod Funston, February 14, 2012
2. Eastham Windmill Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rod Funston of Eastham, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 724 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Rod Funston of Eastham, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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