Cape Cod Windmill (now Farris Windmill)--Dismantling--Item 7

Summary

The Ford Dealers of the United States and Canada purchased the Farris windmill in 1935. The Cape Cod structure, built in the mid-1600s and said to be the oldest windmill in the United States, would be a gift to Henry Ford. The windmill was dismantled and reassembled in Ford's Greenfield Village.

The Ford Dealers of the United States and Canada purchased the Farris windmill in 1935. The Cape Cod structure, built in the mid-1600s and said to be the oldest windmill in the United States, would be a gift to Henry Ford. The windmill was dismantled and reassembled in Ford's Greenfield Village.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1935

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

EI.1929.1384

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 4.188 in

Width: 2.500 in

Farris Windmill

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