Ottawa, Ontario — Central Canada
Thayendanegea (Joseph Brant)
A notable Mohawk warrior and statesman, and principal war chief of the Six Nations, he led his people in support of the British. After the war, he brought his people to Canada to settle near where Brantford now stands.
Illustre guerrier, home d’Etat mohawk et principal chef de guerre des Six Nations, il est, avec les siens, un fidèle allié des Anglais. Après la guerre, il conduit son peuple au Canada pour s’établir près de ce qui est aujourd’hui Brantford.
Location. 45° 25.461′ N, 75° 41.707′ W. Marker is in Ottawa, Ontario. Marker is on Wellington Street just from Elgin Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A4, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lieutenant Colonel Charles-Michel d’Irumberry de Salaberry, CB (a few steps from this marker); Sappers’ Bridge (a few steps from this marker); The Rideau Canal Rideau Canal National Historic Site of Canada (within shouting distance of this marker); The Commissariat (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rideau Waterway (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Nicholas Sparks (about 120 meters away); Lotta Hitschmanova, C.C. (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ottawa.
More about this marker. This marker is located at the Valiants Memorial near the National War Memoial
Also see . . . Thayendanegea - Dictionary of Canadian Biography. Brant was a noble figure who dedicated his whole life to the advancement of his people and who struggled to maintain their freedom and sovereignty. His major failure was his inability to understand the nature of British imperialism and to comprehend the fact that the British would not permit two sovereignties to exist in Upper Canada. (Submitted on May 16, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
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