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Founders Heritage Park 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 15:54 GMT pauli3522
Nov 07 2007 15:54 GMT iyerhari
the beauty of windmill:)
Nov 07 2007 16:00 GMT maxelkat
Great photo, interesting story
Nov 07 2007 16:01 GMT maxelkat
Great photo, interesting story
Nov 07 2007 16:03 GMT hans55 PRO
nice windmill ... interresting story ... you better leave building windmills to the Dutch !! :-))
Nov 07 2007 16:16 GMT Midworlder PRO
Very good call Hans
Nov 07 2007 23:19 GMT Cooler PRO
Beautiful ;-)
Nov 08 2007 07:55 GMT senna3
Great to see a windmill in NZ! Excellent photo!
Nov 08 2007 08:00 GMT Midworlder PRO