Hook Windmill

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Hook Windmill
Old Hook Mill in East Hampton 1.jpg
Hook Windmill in 2016
Hook Windmill is located in New York
Hook Windmill
Hook Windmill is located in the United States
Hook Windmill
LocationNorth Main Street
East Hampton, New York
Coordinates40°57′56″N 72°11′2″W / 40.96556°N 72.18389°W / 40.96556; -72.18389Coordinates: 40°57′56″N 72°11′2″W / 40.96556°N 72.18389°W / 40.96556; -72.18389
Built1806
ArchitectNathaniel Dominy
MPSLong Island Wind and Tide Mills TR
NRHP reference #78001914[1]
Added to NRHPDecember 27, 1978

Hook Windmill, also known as Old Hook Mill, is a historic windmill on North Main Street in East Hampton, New York. It was built in 1806 and operated regularly until 1908. One of the most complete of the existing windmills on Long Island,[2] the windmill was sold to the town of East Hampton in 1922. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978 and is part of the North Main Street Historic District. The mill wаs renamed the "Old Hook Mill" and is open daily to visitors.[3][4] The Windmill is among the 11 other surviving 18th and early 19th century wind-powered gristmills located on Long Island. It was built by Nathaniel Dominy V, a well-known East Hampton craftsman.[5]

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Notes

  1. ^ National Park Service (March 13, 2009). . National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Hook Windmill Inc. Village of East Hampton Suffolk County New York (accessed July 7, 2009)
  3. ^ National Park Service (April 15, 2008). . National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  4. ^ Raymond W. Smith (September 1978). . New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved February 20, 2010. See also: .
  5. ^ . Library of Congress.

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