Visit Us at:

Chase Park

125 Shattuck Place

Chatham, Massachusetts


(1/4 mile from the intersection of Main and Cross Streets)


GPS coordinates:

Latitude:  41.676462

Longitude:  -69.958706

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N 41o 40' 35.263"

W 69o 57' 31.341"


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Welcome to the Chatham Windmill

- Built by Col. Benjamin Godfrey in 1797 -

- Historically Restored in 2012 -


2020 Tour Schedule*

We will be open for tours in the summer of 2020, when our guides will be available to discuss the inner workings of this historic grist mill and to answer your questions.  





July 1 


 September 4,


the mill will

be open for tours







11 AM - 3 PM



*Tours may be cancelled due to rain or severe weather conditions. (This is done to protect this centuries-old mill from water damage.)


Once again in 2020

we will also set the Godfrey Windmill in operation during our 

Grinding Days at the Godfrey Grist Mill

the days are scheduled to occur during

Chatham's History Weekend ( Sat., June 22, 10 AM - 3 PM) 

and during the

Festival of the Arts (August 14 - 16)

(and perhaps on some other dates, as weather conditions permit)

More detailed information will be posted as it becomes available.


Admission is free - Donations to support the mill are always welcome! 

Special Hours: Group occasions (weddings, parties, private tours, etc.) may be arranged

The Milling Machinery of the Godfrey Windmill

(Image based on the drawings of John Brandrick.  More of John's work can be see on his Milldrawings website.)

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