Korenmolen De Hoop, Almelo

Korenmolen De Hoop, Almelo

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De Hoop was built in 1869. It is a smock type windmill. It was built using some material from an older mill (1768), Het Springend Hart (The Jumping Heart) The mill got it's current name in 1936, from the owner at the time, W. Loo. The last private owner, B.van Diermen, handed the mill over to the municipality of Almelo in 1990. In 1995 some major restoration work was carried out and the mill celebrated Heritage Day in 2005 #Almelo #Netherlands #Nieuwstraat #Windmill #Windmolen
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