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Address: Town Cove Park, Orleans, MA
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Great place for a wedding!

As a justice of the peace, I have officiated at several weddings here. The incomparable view of Town Cove makes it a wonderful site for a romantic occasion. I pass the windmill... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Saltyblue
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Orleans, Massachusetts
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Orleans, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a justice of the peace, I have officiated at several weddings here. The incomparable view of Town Cove makes it a wonderful site for a romantic occasion. I pass the windmill most days and can never resist taking a quick peek in passing.

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Thank Saltyblue
Pelham, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

When in Orleans you can't not help but see the windmill driving through town of Orleans because of its location adjacent to the main road through Orleans Rt 28. But if you are walking from your motel, it is a nice historical side trip to view the windmill itself and the grounds and flowers planted there. The windmill is an... More 

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Hyde Park
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This windmill is outstanding and is situated in a picturesque area with the cove in the background. It is genuine in all respects. There is no fee. It is handicap accessible and easy to get to. Young and old alike will enjoy this windmill.

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Thank Louisa S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The Windmill was open today. The guide was very informative about it history. We went upstairs and saw how it worked as well. The history of turning the corn into cornmeal was very informative as well! Very pretty spot!

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Thank Carol T
Orleans, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

beautiful little windmill ...but right on 6A across from stop and shop so it is noisy but very pretty, worth a quick look

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Thank Dee C
Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

this is a windmill overlooking the orleans harbor. there is a place to park as well as benches to sit. There is also someone working in the windmill. I did not go in so I am not sure if this person would give you a tour. I was there on a beautiful sunny afternoon and if it was not so... More 

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Freehold, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

My husband and I were married in front of the Jonathan Young Windmill, so it holds a special place in my heart. It is set right in front of the water, and right next to the Orleans Inn. There are benches, so you can sit and read or watch the sailboats float by. A nice serene setting.

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Worcester, MA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Dogs are allowed and poop bags are provided which is so nice. The windmill is strategically placed so you get a nice view of the cove. Swans are often seen gliding by. In mid summer when all of the flowers are abloom it's beautiful. There is no access to inside the windmill that I am aware.

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South Glastonbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Very interesting history of Brewster and the wind mill. I would return again to listen to the wonderful tour guides.

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Southwest Ranches, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Great place to relax, read a good book and enjoy the view of the bay along with all the birds and other wildlife. Walked over from the Orleans Inn

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