Maillet Windmill

Peoria, IL





(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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