Where in MN Is This Tower?

It used to be a windmill…

Photo by Tonya Sutfin

The stone walls of this structure, built between 1862 and 1864, are 32 feet high and used to support wooden arms spanning 72 feet covered in cloth. Once a windmill, those sails and the internal machinery have been removed, but this site is now on the National Register of Historic Places.

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