1814A windmill was built off of Pavilion Beach.Economy and Industry, Industry

Panorama of the Gloucester waterfront, c.1830s. Courtesy of Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Photo 16444
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A windmill was constructed by Captain Ignatius Webber. It fell into disuse after about twenty years. It was later moved to Fort Square to make room for the Pavilion Hotel. It was partially destroyed by fire on July 5, 1877, and the remains were sold and removed.

Babson, John James, and Samuel Chandler. History of the Town of Gloucester, Cape Anne, Including the Town of Rockport. Gloucester [Mass.] Procter brothers, 1860, http://archive.org/details/historytownglou00changoog
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