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Dedicated to the history, preservation, and continuing story of windmills in Illinois.
(1778 - ?)
Jean Baptiste Maillet (1778 - ?)
History of the Mill
Only known history is that a French-style windmill was built in what is now downtown Peoria by Jean Baptiste Maillet in 1778.
Eckberg, Carl J. French Roots in the Illinois Country. University of Illinois Press, 2000.
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