Pensioner's Cottage

Pensioner's Cottage (HM1CLC)

Location: Amherstburg, ON N9V 1W4 Essex County
Country: Canada

N 42° 6.487', W 83° 6.811'

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Pensioner's Cottage

This cottage was built in the early 1850s for a retired soldier and his family. About 85 of these homes were constructed just east of the Fort, and leased at a modest rate to veteran soldiers in return for light military duties. This one, belonging to Charles O'Connor, was moved here from its original location about 500 metres away.

For a growing family this cottage would have been very cramped, since it has only two rooms ? a combined kitchen/sitting room and a bedroom.

The NCO in charge, Sergeant-Major Joseph Taylor, and his wife were assigned a large lot close to the fort.


Maisonnette de pensionn?

Cette maisonnette fut construite au d?but des ann?es 1850 pour un soldat ? la retraite et sa famille. Environ 85 de ces maisonnettes furent construites tout juste ? l'est du fort pour ?tre lou?es pour une modique somme aux pensionn de l'arm?e en ?change de l?g?res t?ches militaires. Celle-ci, occup?e par Charles O'Connor, fut transport?e ? cet endroit ? partir de son emplacement original, ? environ 500 m?tres d'ici.

Pour une famille en croissance, cette maisonnette aurait offert un espace tr restreint puisqu'elle n'avait que deux pi?ces: une chambre ? coucher et une cuisine servant aussi de salon.

Le sous-officier responsable, le sergent-major Joseph Taylor, et sa femme re?urent un grand terrain pr du fort.
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HM NumberHM1CLC
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Placed ByParks Canada
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 4:34am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 325256 N 4663942
Decimal Degrees42.10811667, -83.11351667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 6.487', W 83° 6.811'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 6' 29.22" N, 83° 6' 48.66" W
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Area Code(s)304, 740
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 Laird Ave S, Amherstburg ON N9V 1W4, CA
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