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 -

2021 Tour Schedule*



The windmill will be open







July 2nd


 September 3rd


11 AM - 3 PM 



Our millers and guides look forward to showing you the inner workings of this historic grist mill and are available to answer your questions.


During the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to comply with all state and local recommendations.  Because the windmill is a confined space, access inside the mill is currently limited to fully-vaccinated guests and staff. 


We appreciate your cooperation as we endeavor to

provide you with a safe and enjoyable

experience at the Godfrey Windmill.


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


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

Art in the Park - 2021

Featuring a whale sposored by the Chatham Windmill Group

This whale-shaped painting was created by Jeanne Tassinari and sponsored by the Chatham Windmill Group. The whale is part of the Art in the Park - 2021 installation at Kate Gould Park in downtown Chatham. The exhibit will be on display through August 20.
Jeanne Tassinari is a local artist who embraced her passion for painting at the Chatham Creative Arts Center. She shares her enthusiasm by mentoring high school students thoough the Artworks for School to Careers program. More about Jeanne can be found on her Facebook page Not Just Cape Cod Art


Jeanne's painting will be sold via online auction, with half of the proceeds going to the artist and the other half used by the Chatham Chamber of Commerce and Merchants Assoc. to fund their activities and programs.  Click Here to bid on this beautiful piece art! 

(Above is the reverse side of the whale painting)

Additional Events

We are also planning events at the windmill during the


Festival of the Arts

Friday - Sunday, August 20-22

10 AM - 4 PM


Additional details about these events will be posted as the information becomes available.

Prior to the beginning of our tour season, please enjoy this video introduction to one of Chatham's most historic sites.

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