"The new Dominion came noisily into existence."
On July 1, 1867 Canada was born. One of the Fathers of Confederation had strong personal links to Lennox and Addington and Prince Edward Counties.
|NAPANEE - Young John A. arrived from Scotland with his family in 1822. He lived at
Hay Bay in Lennox County. The school that John A. attended is thought to have been on the lot to the
immediate east of St. Alban's Church in Adolphustown.
John A.'s first law office was at
Clarkville, near Napanee. In 1833 John A. took over his cousin's law practice in Hallowell (Picton), Prince
Throughout his political career Sir John A. returned to the Bay of Quinte area
where he could rely on the support of his life-long friends.
One of the best books to check out is "Sir John A.'s Napanee"
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Sir John Alexander Macdonald (1815-1891) was the first Prime Minister of Canada.
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