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The Windmill

Battle of the Windmill

Windmill Point Road, off Highway # 2, Prescott • (613) 925-2896


Visit the site of the The Battle of the Windmill  where in 1838 a ragtag group of American invaders, led by adventurer Nils von Schoultz, and a small number of reformers fought the “Family Compact” for control of the British colony of Upper Canada. The battle ended in the rebels’ surrender. Nils Von Schoultz was taken to Kingston where Sir John A Macdonald represented him.

Approximate Visit Time: 45 minutes

Cost: $1.15 – $1.90, if open