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Jonathan Young Windmill

Town Cove Park, Orleans, MA
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Nice, but... I felt like I'd missed something after I read the placards and walked around the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Washington, D.C.
Love the windmills of Cape Cod

It's amazing how much history can be learned throughout Cape Cod. The Jonathan Young windmill is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Town Cove Park, Orleans, MA
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice, but... I felt like I'd missed something after I read the placards and walked around the windmill. It's very central in Orleans and next to a great restaurant with a patio overlooking the Town Cove - but aside from that...

Thank TheMeadowsTravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's amazing how much history can be learned throughout Cape Cod. The Jonathan Young windmill is another example of such history. Try to find out when it is open to the public before visiting because it was closed when we stopped by in May 2017....More

Thank Maui2014NMR
Reviewed 16 April 2017

It seems a number of sites to see in Massachusetts have been moved from town to town before reaching its final destination and the Jonathan Young Windmill is not exception. The windmill was built in 1720 in South Orleans, moved in 1830 to a hill...More

Thank ITRT
Reviewed 17 November 2016

As a justice of the peace, I have officiated at several weddings here. The incomparable view of Town Cove makes it a wonderful site for a romantic occasion. I pass the windmill most days and can never resist taking a quick peek in passing.

Thank Saltyblue
Reviewed 26 September 2016

When in Orleans you can't not help but see the windmill driving through town of Orleans because of its location adjacent to the main road through Orleans Rt 28. But if you are walking from your motel, it is a nice historical side trip to...More

Thank Vanya189
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This windmill is outstanding and is situated in a picturesque area with the cove in the background. It is genuine in all respects. There is no fee. It is handicap accessible and easy to get to. Young and old alike will enjoy this windmill.

Thank Louisa S
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The Windmill was open today. The guide was very informative about it history. We went upstairs and saw how it worked as well. The history of turning the corn into cornmeal was very informative as well! Very pretty spot!

Thank Carol T
Reviewed 24 August 2016

beautiful little windmill ...but right on 6A across from stop and shop so it is noisy but very pretty, worth a quick look

Thank 337deec
Reviewed 10 August 2016

this is a windmill overlooking the orleans harbor. there is a place to park as well as benches to sit. There is also someone working in the windmill. I did not go in so I am not sure if this person would give you a...More

Thank woody096
Reviewed 4 August 2016

My husband and I were married in front of the Jonathan Young Windmill, so it holds a special place in my heart. It is set right in front of the water, and right next to the Orleans Inn. There are benches, so you can sit...More

Thank sugarmagnolia928
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