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Windmill Hill District

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Among Jamestown's charms is the preservation of a substantial remnant of its eighteenth-century farming tradition, situated on a rise at the center of the island (between Eldred Avenue and Whittier Road, pieces of which define its northern and southern boundaries) and extended to the south by a beautiful stretch of marshland. Three substantial farms existed in a cluster between Eldred Avenue and Whittier Road until, in 1988, one of them then went to development. The other two are permanently protected. In accord also with the island's past, here are a windmill, which serves as the marker for the area, and a Quaker meeting house.

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Author: 
William H. Jordy et al.

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