Ruby Tuesday – 20

Ruby Tuesday - 20

The Eastham Windmill, is the oldest surviving windmill on Cape Cod.   It was constructed by Eastham resident Thomas Paine in Plymouth, Massachussetts in 1680.  The windmill was moved to its present location in Eastham, Massachusetts in 1808.   It is listed as part of the National Register of Historic Places.

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Becca is an artist, poet, and animal communicator. She delights in cooking, nurturing, and sharing a rich spiritual life with others on the Path.
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6 Responses to Ruby Tuesday – 20

  1. Geraldine says:

    how gorgeous! 🙂


  2. julespaige says:

    Certainly prettier than the fields of windmills that look like white lolly-pops. And yet I think we do need more windmills to help harness nature. Though we can really only borrow what nature gifts us.


  3. siggiofmaine says:

    Love the subject, love the photo and wish I’d seen it…will have to be sure to do that some day.
    Thanks for sharing


  4. elleceef says:

    What a wonderful photo!! I saw this windmill for the first time last year while traveling across the US.


  5. annaking969 says:

    Apart from its practical uses, such as milling grain, a windmill was a symbol of power. Before the industrial revolution windmill’s usually belonged to a rich landowner and was another means of exhorting money from the poor. Seeing your wonderful photograph brought to mind the relevance it would have had to the community who used it, real social history.


  6. Hootin' Anni says:

    Wow….that is truly a work of art…the windmill itself, AND your photo composition.


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