William Pope 1811-1902 - Ontario Heritage Trust

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William Pope 1811-1902

After three exploratory trips in Upper Canada, the British-trained artist William Pope settled near Port Ryerse in 1859. His finely executed watercolours and detailed journals provide an excellent record of the natural history of this part of Ontario during the 19th century.

Location

Adjacent to Norfolk Park, Front Road, just west of Port Ryerse

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Norfolk (District)

Municipality: County of Norfolk

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