King's Royal Regiment of New York, The - Ontario Heritage Trust

Menu

King's Royal Regiment of New York, The

Raised in 1775 under the command of Sir John Johnson, the "Royal Yorkers" was the largest loyalist corps in the Northern Department (the old Province of Quebec) during the American Revolution. When the regiment was disbanded, many of the men settled in townships bordering the St. Lawrence River.

Location

In Confederation Park, opposite the city hall, Ontario Street, Kingston

Region: Eastern Ontario

County/District: County of Frontenac

Municipality: City of Kingston

Themes