Bishop Alexander Macdonell 1762-1840 - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Bishop Alexander Macdonell 1762-1840

Patriot, colonizer, and religious leader, Macdonell served as chaplain of the Glengarry Light Infantry during the War of 1812. In 1826, he became the first bishop of the newly established diocese of Kingston.

Location

In front of his former residence, Bagot and Johnson Streets, Kingston

Region: Eastern Ontario

County/District: County of Frontenac

Municipality: City of Kingston

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