Boyd's Windmill

Boyd's Windmill, also known as Boyd's Wind Grist Mill, built in 1810, is a historic smock mill in Middletown, Rhode Island.

John Peterson built the windmill on Old Mill Lane in Portsmouth, Rhode Island in 1810, and William Boyd purchased it in 1815. It originally had four common sails, but four more were added by the family.

The windmill was restored by the Middletown Historical Society after receiving it as a donation in 1990 and moving it to Paradise Valley Park in Middletown.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.

The windmill is open to the public on Sunday afternoons in July, August and September.


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