Reverend Adolphus Egerton Ryerson 1803-1882, The

Clergyman, journalist and educator, Ryerson, who was born near Vittoria, was head of the department of education for 30 years. He established Ontario's present system of public education making free elementary and secondary schooling available to all children in the province.


On the grounds of Woodhouse United Church, Highway 24, near Vittoria

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Norfolk (District)

Municipality: County of Norfolk