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Fordham Windmill

Status

Destroyed.

 

Millwright

Elias Pym Fordham

 

History of the Mill

 

Only known history is that Elias Pym Fordham constructed a “prairie windmill” for grinding grist “north of the Ohio River” near the Big Wabash River in what was then considered New Albion, IL.

 bracing, and stage of the windmill.

Source

 

  • Colyer, Walter.  “The Fordhams and La Serres of the English Settlement in Edwards County.”  Albion, IL