Vanier in Ottawa, Ontario — Central Canada
The Right Honourable Sir Wilfrid Laurier
Le très honorable Sir Wilfrid Laurier
— (1841-1919) —
An outstanding orator, possessing charm and intellect, Laurier held office from 1896 to 1911, a period of rapid growth, industrialization, and immigration. He died, still Leader of the Opposition, in Ottawa on February 17, 1919.
Orateur exceptionnel, se démarquant par son charme et son intelligence, Laurier fut au pouvoir de 1896 d 1911, durant une période de croissance rapide, d'industrialisation et d'immigration. Il était chef de l'opposition lorsqu'ik mourut à Ottawa, le 17 février 1919.
Erected by Government of Canada.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1841.
Location. 45° 26.44′ N, 75° 38.969′ W. Marker is in Ottawa, Ontario. It is in Vanier. Marker is on Montreal Road, on the right when traveling west. The marker is just inside the Montreal Road entrance, straight in front of you as you pull in. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ottawa ON K1K 0V2, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Canada's National Military Cemetery (approx. one kilometer away); Duncan Campbell Scott (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); The Right Honourable Sir Robert Laird Borden (1854-1937) (approx. 1.5 kilometers away); Almanda Walker-Marchand and the Fédération des Femmes Canadiennes-Françaises (approx. 2.4 kilometers away); 1900 All Saints' Anglican Church (approx. 2.7 kilometers away); Silent Messengers of the Arctic (approx. 2.9 kilometers away); Sir Charles Stanley Monck (approx. 3 kilometers away); Lady Aberdeen (approx. 3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ottawa.
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