This 100-Foot Tall Windmill In A Historic Illinois Town Is Fascinating And You’ll Want To Visit

The town of Fulton, Illinois is home to a wealth of Dutch history that many locals are linked to. In addition to a heritage festival and museum, there is a historic windmill you’ve got to see. This fully functional and authentic structure is a must-visit for any historian.

Besides grinding flour the old-fashioned way, this unique tool is a landmark for this town. Check it out:

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Fulton’s de Immigrant Windmill is located at 415 10th Ave., Fulton, IL 61252, and you can learn more on its website or Facebook page.

For more fun like this, check out 10 historic towns in Illinois you’ll want to visit ASAP.

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