—c. 1750-1809 —Born in Scotland, Macdonell came to New York in 1773. Commissioned ensign in the Royal Highland Emigrants (84th Regiment) in June 1775 and later transferred to Butler's Rangers, Macdonell served with distinction until 1784 when he settled with his clansmen in Charlottenburg Township. He represented Glengarry in the Legislative Assembly (1792-1800) and was chosen the first speaker (1792-96). Macdonell served as Lieutenant of Glengarry (1793-1808), commander of the 2nd Battalion Royal Canadian Volunteers (1796-1802), and paymaster of the 10th Royal Veteran Battalion from 1807 until his death.
|Placed By||Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 6:03pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 529985 N 4987403|
|Decimal Degrees||45.03945000, -74.61928333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 45° 2.367', W 74° 37.157'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||45° 2' 22.02" N, 74° 37' 9.42" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 18528-18532 Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry County Road 2, Cornwall Ontario K6H 5R5, CA|
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