Lieutenant-Colonel William Caldwell - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Lieutenant-Colonel William Caldwell

After serving with the British during the American Revolution, Caldwell (c.1750-1822) settled in Upper Canada near the mouth of the Detroit River close to present-day Amherstburg. His enormous influence with the Wyandots and Ottawas enabled him to acquire extensive holdings along Lake Erie, where he encouraged former loyalist soldiers to take up land.

Location

On the grounds of Christ Church, where his grave is located, 317 Ramsay Street, Amherstburg

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Essex

Municipality: Town of Amherstburg

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