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The Honorable Andrew Archibald (A.A.) Macdonald

 
 
The Honorable Andrew Archibald (A.A.) Macdonald Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 10, 2014
1. The Honorable Andrew Archibald (A.A.) Macdonald Marker
Inscription. English:
The Honorable Andrew Archibald (A.A.) Macdonald
was born February 14, 1829 in Three Rivers.
He carried on the family business in Georgetown
until called to serve in the Legislature.
He was in Ottawa, a member of the Senate, when
at age 83 he died, March 21, 1912.
Georgetown’s Father of Confederation
the Honorable A.A. Macdonald was present at
both the Charlottetown and Quebec Conferences of
1864, from which Canada was founded.


French:
L’Honorable Andrew Archibald (A.A.) Macdonald
est né le 14 février 1829 at Three Rivers, I.P.E.
Il a continué le commerce de sa famille à Georgetown
jusqu’au moment où il fut élu pour servir à la Legislature.
Il fut membre du Senat à Ottawa jusqu’au moment où il fut décède
à l’age de 83 ans, le 21 mars, 1912.
Le Père de la Confédération, natif de Georgetown,
L’Honorable A.A. Macdonald,
a été présent aux Conferences de Charlottetown et de Québec en 1864
desquelles le Canada a été conçu.

 
Erected by City of Georgetown.
 
Location. 46° 11.009′ N, 62° 31.966′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Prince Edward
The Honorable Andrew Archibald (A.A.) Macdonald Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 10, 2014
2. The Honorable Andrew Archibald (A.A.) Macdonald Marker
Island, in Kings County. Marker can be reached from Georgetown Road just from Grafton Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 60 Georgetown Road, Georgetown, Prince Edward Island C0A 1L0, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Georgetown War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Three Rivers (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Georgetown’s New Railway Station (approx. 0.6 kilometers away).
 
More about this marker. This marker is located in A.A. MacDonald Memorial Garden.
 
Also see . . .  Andrew Archibald Macdonald - Wikipedia. He had been the youngest of the delegates to the Charlottetown Conference on the Union of the Lower Provinces in 1864 and in September of the same year, a delegate to the Quebec Conference which succeeded it and arranged the basis of union for all the British North American Colonies. (Submitted on January 14, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
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The Honorable Andrew Archibald (A.A.) Macdonald image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
3. The Honorable Andrew Archibald (A.A.) Macdonald
Entrance to the A.A. MacDonald Memorial Garden image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 10, 2014
4. Entrance to the A.A. MacDonald Memorial Garden
The World's Largest Ship's Wheel located in A.A. MacDonald Memorial Garden image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 10, 2014
5. The World's Largest Ship's Wheel located in A.A. MacDonald Memorial Garden
 
 
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