Visit Us at:

Chase Park

125 Shattuck Place

Chatham, Massachusetts

USA

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

 

GPS coordinates:

Latitude:  41.676462

Longitude:  -69.958706

- or -

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 -

History Weekend Event*

On Sunday, June 13th,

during Chatham's History Weekend,

the Godfrey Windmill will be open for tours

11* AM - 3 PM

*If weather conditions are good for running the mill,

the process of setting up the mill for grinding will begin at approx. 10 AM

 

If weather conditions permit, we will also set the mill in motion and

the mill will grind corn, just as it did 200 years ago!

 

Our History Weekend Event features

Rose Clancy

and guitarist

Max Cohen

in concert

from Noon - 1 PM

 

Visitors will also be able to sample Col. Godfrey's homemade

corn bread from 11 AM - 3 PM

 

We hope to see you at the mill!  

 

 

* During the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to comply with all state and local recommendations, including social distancing and wearing of face coverings/masks.  The safety of our guests and staff is our highest priority.  We appreciate your cooperation as we endeavor to provide you with a safe and enjoyable experience at the Godfrey Windmill.

 

2021 Tour Schedule*

 

 

The windmill will be open

 

Mondays,

Wednesdays,

 and 

Fridays

 

July 2nd

through

 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, including social distancing and wearing of face coverings/masks.  The safety of our guests and staff is our highest priority.

 

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! 

Additional Events

We are also planning events at the windmill during

 

History Weekend

June 11-13

 

and we will be open for tours  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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