Windmill Hill Historic District (NRIS 78000067)
Eldred Ave. and N. Main Rd.,
Rhode Island. County/parish: Newport.
23 contributing buildings.
1 contributing site.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
October 02, 1978.
- Windmill Hill Historic District
- The Windmill Hill Historic District is a historic district encompassing a large rural landscape in Jamestown, Rhode Island. It is bounded on the north by Eldred Avenue, on the east by East Shore Road, on the south by Great Creek, and on the west by Narragansett Bay. The area's historical resources included six farmsteads, as well as the Quaker Meetinghouse, the Jamestown Windmill, and its associated miller's house and barn. The area is predominantly rolling hills with open pastureland and forest. The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. The area is also rich in prehistoric evidence of Native American occupation, which is the subject of the Jamestown Archeological District listing on the National Register. (read more...)
- Late Victorian
- Mid 19Th Century Revival
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/78000067