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GENEVA | Fabyan Windmill Opens for Tours June through September

GENEVA | Fabyan Windmill Opens for Tours June through September

Enjoy Something Beautiful Along the Banks of the Fox River

GENEVA– Join our windmill volunteers and docents for a public tour of the Fabyan Windmill, a marvelous engineering feat nestled on the beautiful Fox River. Come celebrate 109 years of this unique National Historic site right here in the tri-cities!


The Fabyan Windmill will open to the public for tours starting Sunday, June 2, through Sunday, September 29. Public tours will be held every Sunday from noon to 3 p.m.


Come discover unique facts and interesting history surrounding the windmill. Traverse multiple stories and examine beautiful craftsmanship and millwright work right here in Kane County.


The Fabyan Windmill is located within Fabyan Forest Preserve at 1925 Batavia Ave., in Geneva. Public tours are open to all ages. Advance registration is not required. A suggested $2 donation is encouraged.


To view a full list of cultural and historic sites at the Forest Preserve District of Kane County, visit Volunteer tour guides or docents give tours and run the windmill. If you’d like to become a windmill volunteer, contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 630-762-2741 or email


Private tours are available by appointment only. To inquire about booking a private tour, please call 630-232-5980.


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