McConnell's Windmill

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Stone Windmill
McConnell's Windmill is located in New York
McConnell's Windmill
McConnell's Windmill is located in the United States
McConnell's Windmill
LocationMorris St., Morristown, New York, USA
Coordinates44°35′22″N 75°38′42″W / 44.58944°N 75.64500°W / 44.58944; -75.64500Coordinates: 44°35′22″N 75°38′42″W / 44.58944°N 75.64500°W / 44.58944; -75.64500
Area1.5 acres (0.61 ha)
Built1825 (1825)
Built byMcConnell, Hugh
MPSMorristown Village MRA
NRHP reference No.82004689[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 2, 1982

McConnell's Windmill, also known as Morristown Windmill and Stone Windmill, is a stone windmill in Morristown, New York. It was built in 1825, and is a coursed rubble stone structure measuring 40 feet tall and 77 feet in circumference. It was used as a grist mill. The building has been used as a jail and as an Air Warning System Observation Post (N. 69 c) during World War II.[2]: 5  It is the only windmill on the American side of the St. Lawrence Valley.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Archived from the original (Searchable database) on 2019-04-04. Retrieved 2015-12-01. Note: This includes unknown (April 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Stone Windmill" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-12-01.

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