Old Higgins Farm Windmill

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Old Higgins Farm Windmill
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Old Higgins Farm Windmill
Old Higgins Farm Windmill is located in Cape Cod
Old Higgins Farm Windmill
Old Higgins Farm Windmill is located in Massachusetts
Old Higgins Farm Windmill
Old Higgins Farm Windmill is located in the US
Old Higgins Farm Windmill
Location Brewster, Massachusetts
Coordinates 41°45′8″N 70°7′16″W / 41.75222°N 70.12111°W / 41.75222; -70.12111Coordinates: 41°45′8″N 70°7′16″W / 41.75222°N 70.12111°W / 41.75222; -70.12111
Built 1795
NRHP Reference # 75000240[1]
Added to NRHP June 10, 1975

Old Higgins Farm Windmill is a historic Smock windmill off of Old King's Highway at Drummer Boy Park in Brewster on Cape Cod in Massachusetts.

The windmill was built in 1795, it last ground grain around 1900.[2] The windmill was moved a number of times the last from Ellis Landing in Brewster to its current location in 1974. In 1975 it was added to the National Historic Register of Historic Places.[3]

The windmill was donated its then owner, Mrs. Samuel Nickerson, in memory of her husband, to the Brewster Historical Society which continues to maintain it at its current location.[3]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Bollerud, Erica (2007). Insiders' Guide to Cape Cod and the Islands. Guilford, Connecticut: Globe Pequot. p. 191. 
  3. ^ a b Brewster Historical Society (2002). Images of America Brewster. Brewster, Massachusetts: Arcadia. p. 15. 

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