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Spocott Windmill

Open today: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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A Step Back in Time

As mentioned before it is small... but such a wonderful piece of history... caretakers are... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
blizzard425
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Cambridge, Maryland
Cute site but hard to find

Yes, as some said, this is "just a windmill in a field next to a home". But that is like saying... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2016
carriemleemba
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Manassas, Virginia
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The last remaining windmill of its kind in Maryland.
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Rte 343, Between Richardson Rd and Castle Haven Rd., Cambridge, MD 21613
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Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

When we visited Cambridge, I had no idea there even was a windmill in the area; we found it by accident in a local attraction flyer. This is a self-guided tour that allowed us lots of time to visit the out-buildings. As a fine art...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We loved it and they have great signage to tell the story. When you need more info there are terrific people who know all the stuff, so just ask. It is outside of Cambridge but we found it easily- plenty of parking and lots to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Not far outside of Cambridge, Maryland this is a nice short stop to see some of the areas history. Most of the buildings are open to the public. There are on guides but there are signs to tell you the information you need to enjoy...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bruce R
Reviewed 18 October 2016

As mentioned before it is small... but such a wonderful piece of history... caretakers are knowledgeable and willing to educate visitors on the history...

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

I really enjoyed seeing this unusual windmill, the one room school house, the wishing well, and the caretakers cottage. This is a self guided tour. Tours and exhibits will be open Oct. 15, 2016 and April 22, 2017, so I will return to see the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Karen M
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

They just added a new old fashioned store last year. It was our first visit since the new addition. Seeing the old school house, store, windmill and house takes you back into what life was like hundreds of years ago. It isn't a long visit,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank jamoke
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Yes, as some said, this is "just a windmill in a field next to a home". But that is like saying the Grand Canyon is just a whole in the ground and Niagara Falls is just a waterfall. It may be true, but really how...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank carriemleemba
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Spocott Windmill - and the handful of other buildings on the property - are a tribute to the idea that history can be hands-on and meaningful. It's a locally-owned attempt to teach people about their own past. Several times a year the mill is open...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Mitch D
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We arrived there around 12:30 on a Tuesday afternoon and found a deserted site. We were able to enter the old one-room school house and the Adaline Wheatly Cottage. We startled a chimney swift in the old school house and left quickly to let it...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Situated outside of Cambridge, Maryland (approx. six miles) is one of those unique, and unusual sites that almost defy definition: Spocott. Spocott was an early Dutch settlement north of Hoopers and Taylor Islands in Dorchester County. Today this is a very rural farming region with...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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