on our drive to geneva, hubby and i chanced upon this treasure, the fabyan windmill. this gem sits majestically along route 25 drawing quite an attention for its charm and rich history. the fabyan windmill served many purposes including grinding grain back in the day.
my entry to Ailsa’s travel theme – old-fashioned
…the Fabyan Windmill is an authentic, working dutch windmill from the 1850s located in geneva, kane county, illinois. the five-story wooden smock mill with a stage, which stands 68 feet (21 m) tall, sits upon the onetime estate of colonel george & nelle fabyan, but is now part of the kane county forest preserve district. it originally operated as a custom grinding mill – wikipedia