Colonel Anthony Van Egmond 1778-1838 - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Colonel Anthony Van Egmond 1778-1838

A native of Holland and a veteran of the Napoleonic Wars, Van Egmond was one of the most prominent early settlers in the Huron Tract. A strong supporter of William Lyon Mackenzie, he led the ill-fated skirmish at Montgomery's Tavern during the Rebellion of 1837. He was captured and died in prison while awaiting trial.

Location

At the entrance to the Egmondville Cemetery, where his grave is located, Bayfield and Church streets, Egmondville

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Huron

Municipality: Municipality of Huron East

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