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South Dundas in Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Counties, Ontario — Central Canada
 

Loyalist American Regiments / Loyalists of the Indian Nations / Sir John Johnson

 
 
Loyalist American Regiments Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, June 24, 2008
1. Loyalist American Regiments Marker
Inscription. [ Front of Monument ]
Loyalists American Regiments 1775-84
This monument has been erected by a grateful province to commemorate the services of His Majesty's Forces in North America, 1775-84 In particular the following which were disbanded as units and settled along the St. Lawrence River in the new province of Upper Canada.

The 84th Regiment (Royal Highland Emigrants)
The King's Royal Regiment of New York (Royal Greens)
The King's Rangers (Rogers' Corps)
The Loyal Rangers (Jessup's Corps)
who with their families approximated four thousand persons.

Many units composed largely of persons residing in the American Provinces at the time of the Revolution fought valiantly in support of the Crown. Forfeiting their property and suffering great privation, they and their descendants played a leading role in the rapid development of this province. For their service and sacrifice all those who suffered for this cause are known as United Empire Loyalists.
As Loyal She Began Loyal She Remains

[ Rear of Monument ]
Loyalists of the Indian Nations
1775 - 1784
To commemorate the services of the many thousands of the Indian Nations who remained loyal to the British Crown at the time of the
To the Loyalists of the Indian Nations 1775-1784 image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, June 24, 2008
2. To the Loyalists of the Indian Nations 1775-1784
American Revolution and being much maligned and driven from their lands were settled in the new province of Upper Canada. The badge of which province contained in their honour the pipe of peace.

This tablet was erected on the thirtieth of June A.D. 1962 in the tenth year of reign of H.M. Elizabeth II Queen of Canada

Sir John Johnson
The Union Jack flown from this pole flag of the British Empire at the time of the American Revolution commemorates
Sir John Johnson
Knight and Second Baronet of New York, Major General of militia New York Province, Lieut. Colonel Commandant the Kings Royal Regt. of New York, Superintendent & Inspector General of the Six Nation Indians, Colonel in Chief of Militia Eastern Townships, Member of the Legislative Council of Lower Cananda.
Born Johnstown N.Y. 5 Nov. 1742
Died Montreal 4 Jan. 1830
This tablet
was presented & the first flag raised by
Sir John Johnson
Sixth Baronet of New York
24th June 1961

 
Location. 44° 56.683′ N, 75° 4.179′ W. Marker is in South Dundas, Ontario, in Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Counties. Marker can be reached from Upper Canada Village south of Canada Route 2. Touch for map.
Sir John Johnson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, June 24, 2008
3. Sir John Johnson Marker
Marker is located near the Upper Canada Village Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: South Dundas, Ontario K0C 2G0, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Crysler’s Farm 1813 (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Battlefield of Crysler’s Farm (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Battle of Crysler’s Farm (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Aultsville Train Station and Locomotive 1008 (approx. 1.7 kilometers away); Holstein Friesian Cattle in Ontario (approx. 3.6 kilometers away); Sir James Pliny Whitney (approx. 4.8 kilometers away); The Rev. Johann Samuel Schwerdtfeger (approx. 4.9 kilometers away); Wilson Hill Wildlife Management Area (approx. 5 kilometers away in the U.S.).
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Front of the Loyalist American Regiments Monument image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, June 24, 2008
4. Front of the Loyalist American Regiments Monument
Reverse side of the Loyalist American Regiments Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, June 24, 2008
5. Reverse side of the Loyalist American Regiments Memorial
Loyalist American Regiments Monument image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, June 24, 2008
6. Loyalist American Regiments Monument
 
 
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