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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. Touch 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kettles (approx. half a mile away); Workboat of the Marshes (approx. half a mile away); Port de Mallebarre (approx. 0.8 miles away); Indian Rock (approx. 0.8 miles away); A Whale Bone Welcome (approx. 0.9 miles away); There’s No Place Like Home (approx. 0.9 miles away); Doane Rock (approx. 1.3 miles away); First Encounter Monument (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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
<i>The Old Mill, Eastham, Mass.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1914
3. The Old Mill, Eastham, Mass.
<i>Exterior - View from northwest. 1935. - Cape Cod Windmill, Samoset Road...</i> image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey (courtesy of the Library of Congress), 1935
4. Exterior - View from northwest. 1935. - Cape Cod Windmill, Samoset Road...
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 15, 2012, by Rod Funston of Eastham, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 789 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 15, 2012, by Rod Funston of Eastham, Massachusetts.   3, 4. submitted on December 19, 2017. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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