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William Kirby's Home

William Kirby's Home

Photo by Alan L Brown - Posted August, 2004

William Kirby's Home

Photo from Google Street View ©2011 Google - Posted March, 2011

William Kirby

Photo Source - Internet Archive

Plaque Location

The Region of Niagara
The Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
On the south side of Front Street
between Gate and Victoria streets

Coordinates: N 43 15.541 W 79 04.379


Plaque Text

In this house, built in 1818, William Kirby, F.R.S.C., historian, novelist, poet and editor of the Niagara Mail, lived from 1857 to 1906. His historical romance, The Golden Dog, stimulated interest in Canada's history and won for him international renown.

Related Ontario plaque
William Kirby 1817-1906



Niagara-on-the-Lake Plaques

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