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Lieutenant-Colonel John By, R.E.

Between 1802 and 1811, John By (c.1779-1836) was posted at Quebec City with the Royal Engineers. He worked on the construction of martello towers and several small canals along the St. Lawrence before being appointed to superintend construction of the Rideau Canal.

Location

Near the locks at Jones Falls - on County Road 11 west from Highway 15

Region: Eastern Ontario

County/District: United Counties of Leeds and Grenville

Municipality: Township of Rideau Lakes

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