Reverend John Strachan in Cornwall, The - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Reverend John Strachan in Cornwall, The

A renowned clergyman and teacher, Strachan (1778-1867) came to Upper Canada from Scotland in 1799. He built the first Anglican church in that community and established a school for boys. In 1812, he moved to York (Toronto).

Location

On the grounds of Trinity Church, a building dedicated to his memory, 105 Second Street West, Cornwall

Region: Eastern Ontario

County/District: United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry

Municipality: City of Cornwall

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