Georgetown in Kings County, Prince Edward Island — The Canadian Atlantic
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.
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.
Location. 46° 11.009′ N, 62° 31.966′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Prince Edward 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. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 21 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 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); Murray Harbour War Memorial (approx. 20.2 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 Brentwood, California.)
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