Chippawa in Niagara Region, Ontario — Central Canada
Church of the Holy Trinity
Erected by Archaeological and Historic Sites Board of Ontario.
Location. 43° 3.695′ N, 79° 3.436′ W. Marker is in Chippawa, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker is at the intersection of Portage Road and Norton Street, on the left when traveling east on Portage Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7820 Portage Rd, Chippawa, Ontario L2G 5Y8, Canada.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Founding of Chippawa (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Raid on Fort Schlosser 1813 (approx. 0.6 kilometers Fort Chippawa 1791 (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Bridgewater Mills (approx. 1.1 kilometers away); Stranded Scow (approx. 1.6 kilometers away); Burch’s Mill (approx. 1.6 kilometers away); Toronto Power Generating Station (approx. 1.8 kilometers away); The Niagara Portage (approx. 2 kilometers away in the U.S.). Click for a list of all markers in Chippawa.
Also see . . .
1. Entry in Canada’s Historic Places website. “Holy Trinity Anglican Church is the first church in Chippawa and one of the oldest parishes in the province, thus having significant historical importance. The congregation developed in 1820 after a petition was sent to the Church of England requesting a clergyman for Chippawa. This petition led to the arrival of Reverend William Leeming, from England, who would become a very prominent and respected man in the community. He played an important role in the area’s development.” (Submitted on November 13, 2014.)
2. The Mackenzie Rebellion. “Mackenzie was a leading critic of the ruling oligarchic elite of Upper Canada. Mackenzie began to organize an armed resistance to the ruling government. In December of 1837, Mackenzie led a small insurrection (Submitted on November 13, 2014.)
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