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Heirloom windmill family name sign perfect farmhouse decor
- Choose color to match or contrast your wall
- Approx. 36″ dia
- Powder coated for durability / quality
A great traditional symbol for your family.
What the Windmill family name sign Symbolizes in America:
The early settlers were a hardy bunch. The windmill-seen throughout rural America, symbolizes: life, serenity, resilience, self-sufficiency and perseverance.
History of Windmills in America:
The early settlers on the American plains had great needs for water-personal needs, crops, livestock. The water flowed more than 300′ below.
the typical style windmills of the day (think Holland) were impractical for these hardy settlers.
In 1854, Daniel Halladay developed the American-type windmill. It was smaller, less expensive, and easily made and shipped.
To learn more: Check National Park Service Article