The Houseman

The Houseman Type:Spicemill Since:1786 Owner:Vereniging De Zaansche Molen Miller:Sjors van Leeuwen Location: Zaanse Schans, Kalverringdijk 23, 1509 BT Zaandam Phonenumber:+31 75-6148901 E-mail:info@indieswelvaren.com HISTORY On the beautiful nameplate of mill De Huisman is written: ‘Here a chicken fancier got a house man to rider’. This sentence says everything about the history of the mill. In fact,…

The Stork

The Stork Type:Oil mill Since:1622 Owner:Vereniging De Zaansche Molen Miller:Matthijs Ero Location:Diederik Sonoyweg 19, 1509 BR Zaandam Phonenumber:+31 75-6215148 (office De Zaansche Molen) E-mail:info@zaanschemolen.nl HISTORY De Ooievaar was an oil mill in Assendelft, was reborn in Zaandam as an oil mill – and to this day is still an oilmill. For many years, however, De…

The Brightly Coloured Hen

The Brightly Coloured Hen Type:Oil mill Since:1693 Owner:Vereniging De Zaansche Molen Miller:Fulco Rol Location:Zaanse Schans, Kalverringdijk 39, 1509 BT Zaandam Phonenumber:+31 75-6217452 E-mail:bontehen@outlook.com HISTORY Since 1935, the Kalverringdijk, almost opposite the Zaandijkersluis, was the remainder of a mill. This belonged to the oil mill De Bonte Hen or De Kip, which was originally built as…

The Seeker

The Seeker Type:Oil windmill Since:1672 Owner:Vereniging De Zaansche Molen Miller:Ruud Nieuwhof Location:Zaanse Schans, Kalverringdijk 31, 1509 BT Zaandam Phonenumber:+31 75-6287942 E-mail:info@dezaanschemolen.nl HISTORY De Zoeker is the windmill around which the Society of Zaan Mills was established, although it was not then located on its present site along the Kalverringdijk in Zaandam. De Zoeker was situated…