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Legislature of the Province of Canada 1841-1844

Legislature of the Province of Canada 1841-1844

Photos by contributor Wayne Adam - Posted December, 2009

Kingston General Hospital

Photo from Google Street View ©2017 Google - Posted November, 2017

Legislature of the Province of Canada 1841-1844

Photo by contributor Wayne Adam - Posted December, 2009

Plaque Location

The County of Frontenac
The City of Kingston
In front of the Stuart Street entrance to the
Kingston General Hospital


Coordinates: N 44 13.472 W 76 29.580

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Plaque Text

Following the union of Upper and Lower Canada in 1841, Kingston was chosen as the capital of the United Province. The new municipal hospital was hurriedly modified to provide temporary legislative chambers and here the three sessions of the first Parliament were held between June 1841 and December 1843. Political pressures and inadequate accommodations led to the decision in 1843 to transfer the seat of Government to Montreal, where the second Parliament met for the first time in November 1844.


Other plaques at this location
Charles Edward Poulett Thomson Baron Sydenham 1799-1841
Kingston General Hospital
Sir Charles Bagot 1781-1843

Related Ontario plaque
The First Provincial Parliament 1792

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