Saturday, June 11, 2011

Windmills in Québec II - Moulin de Grondines

Preservationists have salvaged and restored the remaining 18 windmills in Québec.  Preservation is a continual process.  The windmill at Grondines is the oldest remaining windmill in Québec, built in 1674.

Before the restoration

Directly on the St Lawrence

A full scale model of the interior

Association des moulins du Québec was organized to preserve, protect and education the public about the windmills.

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