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Hamilton in Hamilton County, Ontario — Central Canada
 

United Empire Loyalists

 
 
United Empire Loyalists Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
1. United Empire Loyalists Marker
Inscription.
In Lasting Memory
of the
United Empire
Loyalists

Who preferred to remain loyal British
subjects and came to canada
in large numbers immediately
following the American Revolution
of 1776 and the signing of the
Treaty of Peace in 1783.
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On this site in 1785 was erected
one of the first log houses in this
district by a loyalist pioneer Col.
Richard Beasley who on June 11th
and 12th 1796 here entertained
Lieut.-Colonel John Graves Simcoe
the first Lieutenant-Governor of
Upper Canada and Mrs. Simcoe.
——————
Unveiled July 1st 1927 the Diamond Jubilee
of the confederation of the provinces
of Canada on July 1st 1867.

 
Erected 1927.
 
Location. 43° 16.193′ N, 79° 53.12′ W. Marker is in Hamilton, Ontario, in Hamilton County. Marker is on York Boulevard just north of Dundurn Street North, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. This historical marker is affixed to a large boulder, located along the east side of the parking lot, a short distance north of the Dundurn Castle, in Dundurn Park. Marker is in this post office area: Hamilton, Ontario L8R, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers.
United Empire Loyalists Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
2. United Empire Loyalists Marker
View of the historical marker affixed to a large boulder in Dundurn Park.
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sir John Harvey (a few steps from this marker); Dundurn Castle (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Dundurn Castle (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir Allan Napier MacNab (within shouting distance of this marker); Defensive Outwork (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); First Line of Defense (about 240 meters away); Burlington Heights 1813 - 1814 (about 240 meters away); March to Stoney Creek (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Hamilton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Richard Beasley. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on June 19, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Richard Beasely: An Early Upper Canadian Pioneer. This is a link to information provided by the Mennonite Heritage Portrait website. (Submitted on June 19, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. John Graves Simcoe. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on June 19, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

4. John Graves Simcoe. This is a link to information provided by Herontrips (HEather's and ROy's Southwest ONTario Day TRIPS). (Submitted on June 19, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
United Empire Loyalists Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
3. United Empire Loyalists Marker
View of the historical marker (seen behind the park bench, under the tree) in Dundurn Park, near the parking lot.
United Empire Loyalists Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
4. United Empire Loyalists Marker
Another view of the historical marker (seen just behind and to the left of the tree) in Dundurn Park, near the parking lot
United Empire Loyalists Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
5. United Empire Loyalists Marker
View of the historical marker affixed to a large boulder in Dundurn Park.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 687 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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