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Bishop Strachan

Bishop Strachan

Photo and transcription by contributor Wayne Adam - Posted October 2017

Bishop Strachan

Photo by contributor Wayne Adam - Posted October 2017

Bishop Strachan

Photo by Alan L Brown - Posted June, 2009

Plaque Location

The United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry
The City of Cornwall
In a hallway near the main office of Cornwall Collegiate and
Vocational School on Sydney Street between
Fourth and Fifth streets East

Coordinates: N 45 01.362 W 74 43.699


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Plaque Text

In grateful remembrance of the distinguished public services of the Honourable and Right Reverend John Strachan, 1778-1867, as a patriotic citizen pioneer, educator, author, and legislator.

In 1803, he opened his famous grammar school in Cornwall.

Erected 1928.

Other plaques at this location
Right Reverend John Strachan 1778-1867
Cornwall Grammar School

Related Ontario plaque
The Reverend John Strachan in Cornwall

Related Toronto plaque
The Bishop's Palace 1818



Cornwall Plaques

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