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Meanings of the position of the sails

Did you know that when you see the sails of a windmill at a standstill, the position of the sails have a meaning?When the...
Wissink's Windmill in Usselo (Overijssel)

Pole mills

Did you know that pole mills were the most common type of windmills during the Middle Ages? The first Dutch pole mill dates back...
Windmill 'Sint Jan' in Stramproy (Limburg)

Windmill ‘Sint Jan’ in Stramproy (Limburg)

Address: Molenweg 16 6039 RH Stramproy
Kinderdijk

A name for each windmill

Did you know that back in the days there were so many windmills in the Netherlands that in 1663 the government decided that each...
Did you know that Windmill 'De Wachter' in Zuidlaren is more than a windmill? The Windmill Museum comprises also a clog workshop, bakery and grocery shop, smithy and you can take a cruise on a steam-powered boat.

Windmill Museum ‘De Wachter’ in Zuidlaren

Did you know that Windmill Museum 'De Wachter' in Zuidlaren is more than a windmill? The Windmill Museum comprises also a clog workshop, bakery...

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