Danish Windmill

4038 Main Street, Elk Horn, IA

60 foot high windmill built in 1848

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Danish Windmill

Photo taken by Richard Doody in August 2006

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Description 

This historic 1848 Danish Windmill from Nørre Snede, Denmark was moved to Elk Horn Iowa in 1976. The 60 foot tall windmill was rebuilt piece by piece by over 300 community volunteers.

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19th Century (37,742)
Built 1848 (279)
Built during 1840s (2,991)
Iowa (2,521)
Mill (791)
Open to the public (3,137)
Shelby County, Iowa (18)

Update Log 

  • December 17, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody
  • December 17, 2018: Added by Richard Doody

Sources 

  • Richard Doody