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Lynden, Washington: Full-Size Dutch Windmill

In the 1980s a former car dealership was transformed into a slice of Holland, complete with a 150-foot-long canal and a four-story-tall Dutch windmill.

Dutch Village Inn.

655 Front St, Lynden, WA
Dutch Village Inn. Downtown, on the southeast corner of S. 7th and Front Sts. Just look for the windmill.
Open M-Sa (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Windmill Building

Right in the middle of downtown is a building that has a windmill on top of it. It's called the Lynden Dutch Village, marked by the familiar rotating windmill at its end. What started as the former location for a long-time car dealership was transformed into a quaint "village" with operating four-story windmill, a 150-foot canal through the center filled with fish and fountains, and the sidewalk cafe and stores. Skylights provide an outdoor look to the indoor space.

[Sean Davis, 07/28/2004]

The 72-foot-tall windmill and its companion Dutch attractions opened on July 1, 1987.

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