The Mill of Kintail and Robert Tait McKenzie

The Mill of Kintail and Robert Tait McKenzie (HM1YQK)

Location: Mississippi Mills, Ontario K0A 1A0 Lanark County
Country: Canada
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N 45° 14.774', W 76° 15.196'

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This grist-mill was constructed in 1830 by John Baird, a Scottish pioneer. In 1930 it was restored by Robert Tait McKenzie (1867-1938) the prominent Canadian surgeon, physical educator, and sculptor, as his summer home and studio. Born in Lanark County, McKenzie graduated from McGill, and taught there and at the University of Pennsylvania. He served with the R.A.M.C. in the War of 1914-18 and instituted a plan for the rehabilitation of the wounded. McKenzie is noted for his sculpture of athletes and war memorials, including the Scottish-American War Memorial in Edinburg.
Placed ByOntario Archaeological and Historic Sites Board
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Date Added Monday, June 5th, 2017 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 401647 N 5011068
Decimal Degrees45.24623333, -76.25326667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 14.774', W 76° 15.196'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 14' 46.44" N, 76° 15' 11.76" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Unnamed Road, Mississippi Mills Ontario K0A 1A0, CA
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