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Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Robert McCullough 1865-1947

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Robert McCullough 1865-1947

Photos by contributor Wayne Adam - Posted October, 2011

Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Robert McCullough 1865-1947

Plaque Location

The Region of Durham
The Municipality of Clarington
In Bowmanville, on the west side of Temperance Street
just north of King Street West (Road 2)


Coordinates: N 43 54.761 W 78 41.351

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Plaque Text

An ardent Canadian and founder of the Canadian Club movement, McCullough was born in Bowmanville and moved to Hamilton in 1888. He and four companions in December, 1892, determined to found an organization which would encourage the study of Canada's history, literature, resources and native talents. The first Canadian Club was inaugurated in Hamilton in February, 1893, and W.S. Evans, one of the originators, served as president 1893-94, while McCullough held that position 1895-96. The Canadian Club movement spread throughout the Dominion and a central association was formed in 1909.

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