Le moulin Chaput-Contrecoeur-Québec,Canada
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj
N 45° 52.135 W 073° 13.515
18T E 637746 N 5081014
Quick Description: A beautiful windmill! Un superbe Moulin à vent!
Location: Québec, Canada
Date Posted: 8/25/2014 4:19:20 AM
Waymark Code: WMMB5Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker
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Long Description:
This windmill Saintonge style, rated "archaeological", was built in 1742 Now deprived of its mechanism of operation, it is now one of the eighteen windmills still standing in Quebec. This has been serving Contrecoeurois for a century and a half.

Ce moulin à vent de style saintongeais, classé « bien archéologique », fut construit en 1742. Maintenant privé de son mécanisme de fonctionnement, il est aujourd’hui l’un des dix-huit moulins à vent encore sur pieds au Québec. Celui-ci a été au service des Contrecoeurois durant un siècle et demi.
Year built?: 1742

Is the mill or gin still in operation?: No

What is or was processed here?: flour

Are tours available?: Yes, on a regular basis.

How is or was it powered?: wind

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