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Kingston in Frontenac County, Ontario — Central Canada (North America)
 

Sir Richard Cartwright

1835-1912

 
 
Sir Richard Cartwright Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 15, 2019
1. Sir Richard Cartwright Marker
Inscription.  
Canadian Minister of Finance and Minister of Trade and Commerce.

Advocate of unrestricted reciprocity with the United States.

Was born in this house December 24, 1835.

His father was the Rev. David Cartwright, Chaplain to the Forces and Curate of St. George’s.

 
Erected 1956 by Kingston Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical date for this entry is December 24, 1835.
 
Location. 44° 13.584′ N, 76° 29.076′ W. Marker is in Kingston, Ontario, in Frontenac County. Marker is on King Street East just south of Gore Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is mounted at eye-level on the northwest corner of the subject house, facing west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 191 King Street East, Kingston ON K7L 3A3, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 133 131 King Street East (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); 21st Battalion CEF Cenotaph (about 210 meters away); Sir John Alexander Macdonald (about 240 meters away); René-Robert Cavelier
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(approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Early Land Survey in Ontario / Premiers Travaux D'Arpentage en Ontario (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Militia Garrison 1837-38 (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Rev. John Stuart (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Bishop Alexander Macdonell (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
 
Also see . . .
1. Sir Richard Cartwright House. The Cartwright House was built in 1832-33 and owned by Robert David Cartwright. Robert and his bride Harriet Dobbs of Dublin, Ireland moved to their new house in 1833; five children were born to them. This well-proportioned limestone house has multiple layers of heritage protection. (Submitted on February 2, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Sir Richard John Cartwright. Most of the male Cartwrights who lived into adulthood – the family suffered heavily from tuberculosis – went into politics, business, and law. Cartwright began his political career in 1863 as a Tory. Later, he signaled his break with the Tories by sitting as an independent until 1873. After that, Cartwright missed few opportunities to act as the Liberal
Sir Richard Cartwright Marker • <i>wide view<br>(marker mounted at northwest corner of house)</i> image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 15, 2019
2. Sir Richard Cartwright Marker • wide view
(marker mounted at northwest corner of house)
party’s guardian of political morality and, using an acid tongue and an unerring command of historical and literary imagery, to castigate the Conservatives. (Submitted on February 2, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Sir Richard Cartwright House<br>(<i>front view front King Street East</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 15, 2019
3. Sir Richard Cartwright House
(front view front King Street East)
Ontario Heritage Foundation Plaque<br>(<i>mounted beside Cartwright House front gate</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 15, 2019
4. Ontario Heritage Foundation Plaque
(mounted beside Cartwright House front gate)
Cartwright House
A property of the Ontario Heritage Foundation

Maison Cartwright
Une propriété de la foundation du patrimoine ontarien
Heritage Conservation Easement Site Plaque<br>(<i>mounted beside Cartwright House front gate</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 15, 2019
5. Heritage Conservation Easement Site Plaque
(mounted beside Cartwright House front gate)
Heritage Conservation Easement Site
The heritage character and integrity of this property are protected by a legal agreement between the owner and the Ontario Heritage Foundation.
Site Patrimonial Protégé par une Servitude
Le caractère historique et l’intégrité de cette propriété sont protégés par un accord juridique entre le propriétaire et la fondation du patrimoine ontarien.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 26, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 2, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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