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Sayville in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

American Farm Windmill

- 1895 -

 
 
American Farm Windmill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 15, 2018
1. American Farm Windmill Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  
This windmill was used for pumping ground water on the Powell Estate in Sayville, L.I., N.Y. It was located at the foot of Handsome & Greene Aves on the Great South Bay.
It was moved by Arthur O’Dell in 1914 to his farm on the west side of Johnson Ave. near Veterans Highway Bohemia, L.I., N.Y.
 
Location. 40° 44.958′ N, 73° 4.122′ W. Marker is in Sayville, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker can be reached from Broadway Ave. north of Montauk Hwy, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Islip Grange. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 Broadway Ave., Sayville NY 11782, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tuthill Case House (1850) (a few steps from this marker); Percy Williams Cottage (1901) (within shouting distance of this marker); Carriage Shed (within shouting distance of this marker); Ocker’s Barns and Outbuildings (within shouting distance of this marker); Robinson Cottage (1926)
American Farm Windmill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 15, 2018
2. American Farm Windmill Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Town of Islip Grange (about 400 feet away); Sayville War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Corporal Francis V. Todarello (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sayville.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
American Farm Windmill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 15, 2018
3. American Farm Windmill
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 18, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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