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Jonathan Young Windmill

Town Cove Park, Orleans, MA
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Nice place to sit and look at the water

Nice spot to relax and sit over looking the water . Nice views . Icecream place across the... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Pickering Ont.
Classic Cape Cod windmill

The grounds are beautiful and the windmill is impressive. It was not open for tours when we were... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Lebanon, CT
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Town Cove Park, Orleans, MA
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Nice spot to relax and sit over looking the water . Nice views . Icecream place across the street, great place to sit with some.

Thank Beachglassgirl1
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The grounds are beautiful and the windmill is impressive. It was not open for tours when we were there.

Thank aablodgett
Reviewed 11 August 2017

A real windmill that was used for milling corn etc. A person is available when open to explain all about this facility and a real good take. There is no charge or admission cost. Worth the stop. You will enjoy,

Thank steven d
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This is a great windmill to visit. Sometimes (daytime) there is a woman there that gives you a great history of the windmill and you can climb inside (free!)and look around. Nice view of the water (pond?), a little picnic table, some cute, small gardens,...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We saw this place by accident. We mad a wrong turn and came upon it. It is near a busy road and you can only look at the outside of it.Still, it was a cool windmill.

Thank tommyboyks
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Nothing here to see but the windmill. Seen it, done it. Nice photo opportunity. If you're here, stop by the Orlean's Inn for a bite to eat

Thank jorozco203
Reviewed 23 June 2017

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 June 2017

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 17 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
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