McConnell's Windmill

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Stone Windmill
STONE WIND MILL.jpg
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 #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]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2015-12-01.[permanent dead link] Note: This includes unknown (April 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Stone Windmill" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-12-01.

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