Volendam Windmill

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Volendam Windmill
Volendamwindmill.jpg
Photo from Adamic Hill Rd on August 15, 2009
Origin
Mill name Volendam Mill
Mill location Holland Township, New Jersey, USA
Coordinates 40°35′48″N 75°09′50″W / 40.5966°N 75.1639°W / 40.5966; -75.1639Coordinates: 40°35′48″N 75°09′50″W / 40.5966°N 75.1639°W / 40.5966; -75.1639
Information
Purpose Corn mill
Type Smock mill
Storeys Two-story smock
Base storeys Three-story base
Smock sides Eight sides
No. of sails Four sails
Type of sails Common sails
Winding Tailpole

Volendam Windmill is a smock mill located on Adamic Hill Road in Holland Township, New Jersey, United States.

The windmill was designed and built in 1965 by Paul Jorgenson.[1] The Volendam Windmill Museum is a working mill driven by wind, used for grinding raw grain into flour. The 60-foot structure is seven stories high with sail arms 68 feet from tip to tip.[2] In 2007, two of the sail arms of the windmill were damaged in a windstorm. As of November 2010, the county's website shows that the museum is closed.[3]

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Hunterdon Plateau

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