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Windmill Point (CAN) postcard face - click to enlarge

Windmill Point (CAN) postcard obverse - click to enlarge

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Windmill Point (CAN)

State: CAN
Year established: 1820
Latitude: 44 deg 43 min 15 sec N
Longitude: 75 deg 1 min 14 sec W
Height above sea level: 92 feet

Original construction:
Originally a windmill

1873: windmill converted to current gray stone conical lighthouse tower with red trim

deactivated in 1978

open to the public during the summer

More information:
Berger, Todd R., Lighthouses of the Great Lakes, (Stillwater, MN: Voyageur Press, 2002), p. 155