1811 - 1903Born in Amherst, educated at Windsor Academy, and called to the bar in 1834, Dickey practiced law in Amherst and sat in the Legislative Council of Nova Scotia (1858-67). A Father of Confederation, he attended both the Charlottetown and Quebec Conferences but refused to subscribe to the Quebec Resolutions until more generous financial terms were conceded in 1866. A widely-travelled and successful Amherst businessman he gave general support to the Conservative Party but played a minor political role. He was called to the Senate in 1867. He died in Amherst.
|Placed By||Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada/Commission des lieux et monuments historiques du Canada|
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|Date Added||Monday, August 14th, 2017 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||31N E 166021 N 0|
|Decimal Degrees||45.83413333, -64.21271667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 45° 50.048', W 64° 12.763'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||45° 50' 2.88" N, 64° 12' 45.78" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 90 Nova Scotia Trunk 2, Amherst Nova Scotia B4H 1X6, CA|
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