Toronto, Ontario — Central Canada
The Macdonald-Mowat House
Archaeological and Historic Sites Board of Ontario
Erected by Archaeological and Historic Sites Board of Ontario.
Location. 43° 39.699′ N, 79° 23.838′ W. Marker is in Toronto, Ontario. Marker is on St. George Street just south of Wilcocks Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 63 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A1, Canada.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sir Daniel Wilson (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Charles William Jefferys (about 240 meters away); The Discovery of Insulin (approx. 0.3 William Arthur Parks 1868-1936 (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Charles Trick Currelly 1876-1957 (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Canadian Airmen Monument (approx. 1.1 kilometers away); South African War Memorial (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); The Bishop’s Palace 1818 (approx. 2.1 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toronto.
More about this marker. The marker is mounted on a pole just off the sidewalk in front of the Macdonald-Mowat House.
Regarding The Macdonald-Mowat House.
•Sir John Alexander Macdonald, GCB, KCMG, PC, PC (Can), 11 January 1815 – 6 June 1891) was the first Prime Minister of Canada and the dominant figure of Canadian Confederation. Macdonald's tenure in office spanned 18 years, making him the second longest serving Prime Minister of Canada. He is the only Canadian Prime Minister to win six majority governments. He was the major proponent of a national railway, the Canadian Pacific Railway, completed in 1885, linking Canada from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. He won praise for having
•Sir Oliver Mowat, GCMG, PC, QC (July 22, 1820 – 19 April 1903) was a Canadian politician, and the third Premier of Ontario from 1872 to 1896, making him the longest serving premier of that province and the 3rd longest in all of Canadian history. He is one of the Fathers of Confederation.— Wikipedia.org biography of Mowat, retrieved October 16, 2010.
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