De Huisman

De Huisman (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:[email protected] 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.…

De Kat

De Kat (The Cat) Type:Dyemill Since:1646 Owner:Vereniging De Zaansche Molen Miller:Piet Kempenaar Location:Zaanse Schans, Kalverringdijk 29, 1509 BT Zaandam Phonenumber:+31 756210477 E-mail:[email protected] HISTORY On January 11, 1646, a gentlemen named Adriaan Gerritsz. van Someren was granted a windcontract (a kind of government permit for catching the wind), the building permit for his dye mill De…

Het Jonge Schaap

Het Jonge Schaap (The Young Sheep) Type:Sawmill Since:2007 Owner:Vereniging De Zaansche Molen Miller:Tim Doeves Location:Zaanse Schans, Kalverringdijk 31, Zaandam Phonenumber:+31 75-6401377 E-mail:[email protected] HISTORY Sawmill The Young Sheep on the Kalverringdijk (Zaanse Schans) was built in 2007 and is the youngest addition to De Zaansche Molen. Once the mill stood in the Westzijderveld, behind the railway…

De Zoeker

De Zoeker (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:[email protected] 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…

De Gekroonde Poelenburg

De Gekroonde Poelenburg (The Crowned Poelenburg) Type:paltrok sawmill Since:1866/1867 Owner:Vereniging De Zaansche Molen Miller:Martin Schaap Location:Zaanse Schans, Kalverringdijk 27, 1509 BT Zaandam Phonenumber:+31 75-6215148 (office De Zaansche Molen) E-mail:[email protected] HISTORY The mill came to De Zaanse Schans in 1963 on the spot where De Grootvorst once stood and has since been owned by De Zaansche…