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

- 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 -

We invite you to visit the windmill on


August 17th & 19th

10 AM - 3 PM

for our 

Grinding Days at the Godfrey Grist Mill

as well as

Additional Tour Hours

during the

Festival of the Arts,

when we will be open for tours on

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday,

August 17 - 19

10 AM - 3 PM


On Friday, Sundayand perhaps Saturday?

- if wind conditions are favorable* -

we will be setting the mill in motion to grind corn,

just as it did over 200 years ago.


*Even if the winds do not cooperate, the windmill will be open for tours.


Admission is free, donations to support the mill are always welcomed!



During the Festival of the Arts parking near Chase Park

is extremely limited.  We suggest you take advantage of the

Free Continuous Shuttle Service

for transportation from parking areas at the

Chatham Community Center - 702 Main St. and the

Creative Arts Center - 154 Crowell Rd. to Chase Park



Below is a video of our June 2018 Grinding Day, and we hope for even better breezes on August 18th

2018 Tour Schedule*

We are open for tours this summer.  Our guides are available to discuss the inner workings of this historic grist mill and to answer your questions.  



July and August 

the mill will

be open for tours







11 AM - 3 PM



Photo courtesy of Erin Anderson

*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! 

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

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