Welcome to the Site of The Battle of the Windmill

Welcome to the Site of The Battle of the Windmill (HMQSU)

Location: Hutchinson, ON 67501 Leeds and Grenville United Counties
Country: Canada

N 44° 43.267', W 75° 29.233'

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[ On the Right - In English ]:
You are standing on a battlefield where men fought and died. This battle took place in November 1838, during the Canadian rebellions. One side fought to "liberate" Canada from British rule. The other side rallied to protect their homes or the established political order.

The lighthouse in front of you is a converted windmill around which the battle was fought.

Fort Wellington, a few kilometres to the west in Prescott, was a gathering point for the British troops at the time of the battle.

The fort still stands and is now open to the public.

The Battle of the Windmill and the Fort Wellington sites are both preserved and operated by the Canadian Parks Service of Environment Canada.

[ On the Left - In French ]:
Bienvenue au Site de La Bataille Du Moulin ? Vent
Vous ?tes debout sur un champ de bataille. Des hommes sont morts ici en Novembre 1838, durant la r?bellion des Patriotes. Les uns voulaient lib?rer le Canada. Les autres sont accourus pour prot?ger leurs foyers ou le pouvoir britannique.

Le phare devant vous est un ancien moulin ? vent qui s'est trouv? au couer de la bataille.

Le Fort Wellington, qui se l'ouest, ? Prescott, servait ? quelques kilom?tres ? de ralliement ? l'arm?e britannique.

Il a ?t? restaur? et il est aujourd'hui ouvert au public.

Le site de la bataille du Moulin ? vent et le Fort-Wellington sont tous deux exploit par le Service canadien des parcs du minist?re de l'Environnement.
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 9:55am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 461414 N 4952086
Decimal Degrees44.72111667, -75.48721667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 43.267', W 75° 29.233'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 43' 16.02" N, 75° 29' 13.98" W
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Area Code(s)620
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3100-3428 Windmill Rd, Hutchinson ON 67501, CA
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