Jahnke Windmill

309 N Benton St
Palatine, IL 60067


Destroyed by owner, 1900.



William Jahnke (1879 - 1900)

History of the Mill


The only known history is that this mill was once located in Palatine.  A photo from the same source (Images of America) shows a blurred, out-of-frame picture of the windmill, which is really the Heidemann Windmill.  Located on the south side of Sherman between Benton and Fremont, operational from 1879 to 1894.

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