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Eastham Late Summer Arts and Crafts Show—August 18–19

  • Eastham Wind Mill Eastham Wind Mill, 2515 State Highway Eastham, MA 02642 (map)

When: Aug 18 - Aug 19 (Tue - Wed) Hours: 10 am - 5 pm 
Location: Eastham Wind Mill, 2515 State Highway Eastham, MA 02642   View map 
Directions: FROM RTE 6 EAST: Travel to Orleans Rotary, take second exit to continue on Rte 6. Travel 2.6 miles to Eastham Windmill on left (corner of Samoset Rd) 

Explore decorative painting, food, jewelry making, painting, fiber arts, and other art media, with professional artists.

Eastham Windmill is open to the public in the summer and offers a rare opportunity to witness the internal workings of an operating windmill. THE EASTHAM WINDMILL, located on the green in the center of town, was built in Plymouth about 1680. It was moved to Truro in the 1770s and then to Eastham in 1793, first to where the National Seashore Salt Pond Visitor Center is now located, and then to its present site in 1808. Lovingly restored and maintained, it is both the oldest and last working gristmill on the Cape. Owned and maintained by the Town of Eastham, the mill is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. during July and August; 1-5 p.m. on Sunday. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.