Windmills of Virginia


Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg

Robertson's Windmill is an accurate reproduction of a post mill, based on an English mill of the correct Colonial period. The blueprints used to build this replica have since been used to build a number of other duplicates at various locations in the USA.

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Flowerdew Hundred

Another replica post mill, the Flowerdew Hundred mill was built in 1978 by the millwright Derek Ogden, on David Harrison's farm. It was designed as a replica of the original mill which was built in 1621.

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