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Richmond Military Settlement 1818, The

The first large-scale community in the region, by late 1818 the Richmond Military Settlement had about 400 settlers. Most were veterans of the 99th Regiment, a unit that distinguished itself in the Peninsular campaigns under Lord Wellington and in the War of 1812.

Location

At the agricultural fair grounds, Perth Street and Regional Road 10 in the vicinity of the former military settlement, Richmond

Region: Ottawa

County/District: City of Ottawa (District)

Municipality: City of Ottawa

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