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Founders Heritage Park - Nelson is a replica historic village containing many of the old historic buildings and artefacts of Nelson. It is a relatively sanatised depiction of colonial life but interesting all the same.

A replica of Dr Busch's Windmill marks the entrance. He made a disastorous mis-diagnosis of "whooping cough" on an embarking family borading the immigrant ship he came out on leading to the death of 65 children onboard. Upon arriving in Nelson he turned to other ventures, one was a windmill which failed because a lack of wind during colder months
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Nov 07 2007 17:41 GMT gtc126
Well I have never seen a windmill like this with a house underneath it... Two Super Shots.
Nov 07 2007 20:50 GMT shalinipatel
Beautiful shot Roger :) x
Nov 08 2007 00:40 GMT Macfudge
Nice foto and interesting history!
Nov 08 2007 00:41 GMT Macfudge
Nice foto and interesting history!
Nov 08 2007 11:21 GMT mjpauliene
hey a windmill..... evry dutch haha.... there beautifull to see.. lovely picture, nice colours and wunderfull with the sun!!
Nov 08 2007 15:41 GMT Midworlder PRO
Thank you

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