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List of windmills in Rhode Island facts for kids

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This is a list of traditional windmills in the American state of Rhode Island.

Location Name of mill
and coordinates
Type Built Notes Photograph
Block Island Harbor Mill Smock c. 1810 Blown down 1938
Block Island Littlefield Mill 1877 Standing 1900
Bristol Smock 1797 Moved to Fairhaven, Massachusetts 1821.
Bristol Smock Mid-18th century Moved to Fall River, Massachusetts
Bristol William Boyd's Mill Blown down 1815.
East Greenwich East Street Smock c. 1790 Moved within East Greenwich 1874
East Greenwich East Greenwich Mill
41°39′49″N 71°27′23″W / 41.66361°N 71.45639°W / 41.66361; -71.45639 (East Greenwich Mill)
Smock 1874 Windmill Cottage Longfellow East Greenwich RI.jpg
Jamestown Jamestown Mill
41°30′59″N 71°22′28″W / 41.51639°N 71.37444°W / 41.51639; -71.37444 (Jamestown Mill)
Smock 1787 Jamestown Windmill.JPG
Little Compton (1st mill)
Little Compton (2nd mill)
Middletown Boyd's Mill
41°30′03″N 71°16′09″W / 41.50083°N 71.26917°W / 41.50083; -71.26917 (Boyd's Mill)
Smock 1810/2001 Boyds Windmill Rhode Island.JPG
Middletown Prescott Farm Mill Smock 1970 Prescott Farm Middletown.JPG
Middletown Chase Mill Smock 1797 Moved within Middletown c. 1855.
Middletown Chase Mill Smock c. 1855 Moved to South Dartmouth, Massachusetts 1924.
Middletown Harkness Mill Smock 1845 Burnt down November 1905.
Middletown Boothden Mill Smock 1883 Burnt down early 20th century
Newport Newport Tower
41°29′08″N 71°18′35″W / 41.48556°N 71.30972°W / 41.48556; -71.30972 (Newport Tower)
Tower c. 1677 DSCN3887 newporttower e.jpg
Newport Smock Moved to Middletown (Chase Mill) at unknown date.
Newport 1663 Blown down 1675
Portsmouth Quaker Hill Mill Smock Moved within Portsmouth c. 1876
Portsmouth Lehigh Hill Mill Smock c. 1876 Moved to Middletown 1970
Portsmouth John Peterson's Mill Smock 1810 Dismantled 1995, rebuilt at Middletown 2001.
Tiverton Smock Moved to Newport at unknown date.
Warren Smock 1812 Moved to Fall River, Massachusetts at unknown date
unknown location Smock 1770s Moved to Block Island c. 1810.
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