Battle of the Windmills Historic Site, Prescott

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  • Nice little spot on the St. Lawrence river, lots of history here. There are signs put up by Parks Canada, that explain the significance of the site, and the history involved. Also a pathway that goes ...  more »
  • Interesting Site to read and understand the battle between Canada and the US. It is located on the North shore of the St Lawerence River. The town of Prescott is connected to the town of Ogdensburg, N...  more »
  • Gorgeous spot, fascinating bit of history behind it. Site of an abortive American invasion in 1838, inspired by the rebellions and 'subversive' Canadian republican rhetoric. It has been argued though ...  more »
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  • Great place to visit. Windmill is converted to a lighthouse now. In summer months it is open to see inside. Battle of 1838 occurred on this site. A Historical Site.
  • Beautiful trails along the river, I suggest late fall around dusk on sunny days
  • It was closed when we went but you can walk around the perimeter
  • A beautiful, peaceful place for a picnic. A National Historic place to visit.
  • Beautiful historic site with a great view of the St. Lawrence Seaway and Odensburg, New York.

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