Windmills at Montpelier Plantation Inn, Nevis


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Yahoo News carried a photo with the following caption:

Mount Nevis as seen Jan. 23, 2003, from Montpelier Plantation Inn, a former sugar plantation where stand the stone remnants of windmills that powered the sugar mills. Once there were 41 windmills working on the island, along with 20 steam-powered mills and 22 animal-powered mills.

Update: This picture originally accompanied the article Sweet Nevis By David L. Langford, The Associated Press. The article goes on to add: "Iron gates guard the entrance to the intimate Montpelier Plantation Inn, where Princess Di stayed. Scattered about the grounds are the remnants of old sugar mill machinery, including an imposing stone windmill standing adjacent to a modern swimming pool.
Tags: [#nevis] [sugar]
Item: #36, Posted: 4/3/03.


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