Spocott Windmill

Spocott Windmill (HM23B)

Location: Cambridge, MD 21613 Dorchester County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 35.353', W 76° 10.826'

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This windmill is typical of the grist post mills used in the 18th and 19th centuries for grinding grain. Such a windmill, built here about 1850 by John A.L. Radcliffe, was blown down in the Blizzard of 1888. In 1972 it was reconstructed, using the original grinding stones and internal steps.
HM NumberHM23B
Placed ByMaryland Historical Society
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 11:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 397194 N 4271853
Decimal Degrees38.58921667, -76.18043333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 35.353', W 76° 10.826'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 35' 21.18" N, 76° 10' 49.56" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1606 Hudson Rd, Cambridge MD 21613, US
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