Kingston in Frontenac County, Ontario — Central Canada ()
Bishop Alexander Macdonell
Erected by Ontario Archaeological and Historic Sites Board.
Location. 44° 13.793′ N, 76° 29.113′ W. Marker is in Kingston, Ontario, in Frontenac County. Marker is on Bagot Street just south of Johnson Street, on the left when traveling south. Marker is located beside the sidewalk, just to the right of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library Bagot Street entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 130 Johnson Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1X8, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kingston Post Office / Bureau de Poste de Kingston (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Rev. John Stuart Kingston Custom House / Bâtiment des Douanes de Kingston (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); The First Meeting of the Executive Council of Upper Canada (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Molly Brant (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); St. Paul's Churchyard (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Lower Burial Ground 1783-1863 (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The King's Royal Regiment of New York (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
Also see . . .
1. Alexander McDonell. McDonell left Scotland in early September 1804. He was on his way to a province where Catholics were few and where he would be the only priest. (Submitted on October 25, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Regiopolis-Notre Dame Catholic High School History. Bishop Macdonell was ahead of his time. He believed in educating women. While the founding of Regiopolis was under way, he made overtures to the Congregation of Notre Dame in Montreal to come to Kingston and undertake the education of Catholic girls. In his will, Bishop Macdonell bequeathed to the Congregation of Notre Dame his residence (Submitted on October 25, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.