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Commemoration of the 200th Anniversary of Lord Dorchesterís Order in Council


Loyalist Plaque at Bishop's University, QB. (Click for a larger image.)

Commemoration of the 200th Anniversary of
Lord Dorchesterís Order in Council
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A bronze plaque to commemorate both the 200th anniversary of Lord Dorchesterís Order in Council in 1789 and the 75th anniversary of the incorporation of UELAC was unveiled in the St. Martinís Chapel of Bishopís College School on 21 May 1989 by His Royal Highness The Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh KI.G., K.T., O.M., G.B.E., P.C.

Made by the Montreal Stencil Inc., the plaque has been placed on the stairway leading to the chapel.

The text reads:

THE UNITED EMPIRE LOYALISTS

ERECTED BY
THE UNITED EMPIRE LOYALISTSí ASSOCIATION
OF CANADA
THIS TABLET COMMEMORATES THE
2900TH ANNIVERSARY
OF LORD DORCHESTERíS ORDER IN COUNCIL,
PLACING A MARK OF HONOUR ON THE LOYALISTS
AND THEIR DESCENDANTS,
AND THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE
INCORPORATION OF THE ASSOCIATION
BY AN ACT OF PARLIAMENT.
UNVEILED IN THIS CHAPEL MAY 21ST, 1989, BY
HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE PRINCE PHILIP
DUKE OF EDINBURGH
K.G., K.T., O.M., G.B.E., P.C.

References:

  • The Loyalist Gazette Vol. XXVII, No.2., December 1989
  • The 1989 Convention by William A. Smy, Lt. Colonel, C.D.
  • Picture submitted by Okill Stuart UE