Col. John Prince

Col. John Prince (tmp-1e95d)

Location: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A Algoma District
Country: Canada
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N 46° 30.008', W 84° 17.989'

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Here, on a portion of his former estate, is buried Col. Prince who emigrated from England in 1833 and settled at Sandwich, Upper Canada. As commanding officer of the Essex Militia, he stirred up a violent controversy by ordering the summary execution of four members of an armed force sympathizing with Mackenzie's Rebellion which invaded the Windsor area from Detroit in December, 1838. He represented Essex in the legislative assembly 1836-40 and 1841-54. Prince was appointed the first judge of the Algoma District in 1860. Colourful and eccentric, he became one of early Sault Ste. Marie's best known citizens.
HM Numbertmp-1e95d
Placed ByOntario Archaeological and Historic Sites Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 5:16pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 707185 N 5153160
Decimal Degrees46.50013333, -84.29981667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 30.008', W 84° 17.989'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 30' 0.48" N, 84° 17' 59.34" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 52 Lake St, Sault Ste. Marie Ontario P6A, CA
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