MacLeod Settlement

MacLeod Settlement (HM1GFD)

Location: Dalkeith, Ontario K0B 1E0 Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Country: Canada

N 45° 25.595', W 74° 37.008'

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In 1793 some forty families, including members of several clans, emigrated from Glenelg, Scotland, under the leadership of Alexander MacLeod and landed at St. John's Island (now Prince Edward Island). The following year they came to Glengarry County and petitioned for land. In August, 1794, the majority were authorized to occupy 200 acres each in the vicinity of Kirkhill, which was for many years known as Glenelg. Alexander MacLeod, who was located on this property in 1794, was instrumental in founding one of the earliest Presbyterian parishes in Upper Canada here in Lochiel Township. During the War of 1812 he served as a Captain in the 2nd Regiment of the Glengarry Militia and died March 4, 1850.
Placed ByArchaeological and Historic Sites Board of Ontario
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Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 7:29pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 529977 N 5030411
Decimal Degrees45.42658333, -74.61680000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 25.595', W 74° 37.008'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 25' 35.7" N, 74° 37' 0.48" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21501 County Rd 24, Dalkeith Ontario K0B 1E0, CA
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