Bronson Windmill

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Bronson Windmill
Frederic Bronson Windmill, 3015 Bronson Road, Fairfield (Fairfield County, Connecticut).jpg
Bronson Windmill in 1971
Bronson Windmill is located in Connecticut
Bronson Windmill
Location Fairfield, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°10′21″N 73°17′32″W / 41.17250°N 73.29222°W / 41.17250; -73.29222Coordinates: 41°10′21″N 73°17′32″W / 41.17250°N 73.29222°W / 41.17250; -73.29222
Built 1893
Architect Corcoran Storm-Defying Windmills
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #

71000896

[1]
Added to NRHP December 29, 1971

The Bronson Windmill is an historic windmill at 3015 Bronson Road in Fairfield, Connecticut. It is an octagonal wood frame structure 80 feet (24 m) high, with a large wooden water tank in its interior and a cistern below ground. It was built in 1893-94 for Frederic Bronson to provide water for use on his large dairy farm, and is the only windmill in Fairfield (out of many that once dotted its landscape).[2]

The mill was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ William B. Ely III (October 1971). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Bronson Windmill" (PDF). National Park Service.  and Accompanying 3 photos

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