Thunder Bay in Thunder Bay District, Ontario — Central Canada
This square was named in 1936 for Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, third son of Queen Victoria. He was serving in Canada with his regiment in 1870, when Colonel Wolseley named Prince Arthur's Landing (later Port Arthur) in his honour. Created Duke of Connaught in 1874, he was Governor-General of Canada, 1911-1916.
Location. 48° 26.19′ N, 89° 13.42′ W. Marker is in Thunder Bay, Ontario, in Thunder Bay District. Marker is at the intersection of Red River Road and Waverley Street, in the median on Red River Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1A8, Canada.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Reverend Richard Baxter, S.J., 1821-1904 (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Col. Elizabeth Smellie 1884-1968 (about 210 meters away); Sir William C. Van Horne (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Thunder Bay Tourist Pagoda (approx. half a kilometer away); Simon James Dawson (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); C.D. Howe (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Cummins Site (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Lakehead University (approx. 3.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thunder Bay.
Also see . . . Wikipedia - Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught (Submitted on August 15, 2017, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
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