Windmill Point Light (Ontario)

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Windmill Point Light in 1995 - 23rd trip
Windmill Point Light in 1995 - 23rd trip

Wexford, Ontario

Built: 1873

Decommissioned: 1978

This light was originally a working windmill. It was converted to a lighthouse in 1873, 35 years after the bloody "Battle of the Windmill" which was fought during the 1838 Patriot War. It sits high on a bluff overlooking the St. Lawrence River.

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