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Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties Ontario Historical Markers

 
Wideview of Right Reverend John Strachan Marker image, Touch for more information
By Kevin Craft, May 19, 2017
Wideview of Right Reverend John Strachan Marker
Ontario (Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties), Cornwall — Right Reverend John Strachan 1778-1867
Born in Scotland, Strachan came to Kingston in 1799. Ordained in 1803, he became rector of Cornwall and taught at its grammar school until named rector of York in 1812. In 1839 he was made the first Anglican Bishop of Toronto. A central figure in . . . — Map (db m103614) HM
Ontario (Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties), Cornwall — The Rev. John Strachan in Cornwall
This pioneer clergyman, legislator and teacher was born in 1778 in Aberdeen, Scotland, and in 1799 came to Kingston as a tutor. In 1803, after entering the Church of England, he was ordained and appointed missionary at Cornwall. Here in . . . — Map (db m103641) HM
Ontario (Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties), Maxville — The Rev. Charles W. Gordon 1860-1937
Born at Indian Lands (St. Elmo), Gordon was ordained a Presbyterian minister in 1890. He served as a missionary in the North West Territories until 1893 and the following year was called to St. Stephens in Winnipeg. A chaplain during the War of . . . — Map (db m76736) HM
Ontario (Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties), Morrisburg — Sir James Pliny Whitney 1843-1914
Born in Williamsburg and educated at the Cornwall Grammar School, Whitney was called to the Bar in 1876. He was elected to the legislative assembly as Conservative member for Dundas in 1888. A noted orator, he was leader of the opposition . . . — Map (db m82248) HM
Ontario (Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties), Williamsburg — Dr. Mahlon W. Locke 1880-1942
Born in nearby Matilda Township, Locke studied medicine at Queen's University and in Scotland. In 1908 he opened his medical office in this house. Interested in arthritis, which he believed was caused principally by fallen arches, he treated many . . . — Map (db m89841) HM

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