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Dundurn Castle 1832

Dundurn Castle 1832

Photo by contributor Jay Smith - Posted December, 2013

Sir John Harvey 1778-1852

Photo from Google Street View ©2014 Google - Posted January, 2014

Dundurn Castle

Photo Source - Wikipedia

Plaque Location

The City of Hamilton
At Dundurn Castle's parking lot


Coordinates: N 43 16.186 W 79 53.124

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Plaque Text

This mansion was built 1832-35 by Allan Napier MacNab (1798-1862) and named after the family ancestral seat in Scotland. Enlisting at fifteen, MacNab distinguished himself by his bravery in the War of 1812. He subsequently entered politics and was noted for his support of the Family Compact. During the Rebellion of 1837 he was one of the government's most active military supporters and was knighted for his services. Leader of the Tory-Conservatives, MacNab was speaker of the Legislative Assembly on several occasions and Prime Minister of Canada 1854-56.


Other plaques at this location
Sir John Harvey 1778-1852
Dundurn Castle
Sir Allan Napier MacNab 1798-1862

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