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Coming of the UEL Plaque, Dartmouth


The Coming of the UEL plaque in Dartmouth

The Coming of the UEL plaque in Dartmouth
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Photo by Dorothy Meyerhof

On August 13, 1983 a plaque honouring the United Empire Loyalists was dedicated by the Dartmouth Heritage Museum, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. It can be found near the Dartmouth Ferry building, on the walk towards the mouth of the Shubenacadie Canada. Unfortunately no additional information has been found regarding the actual ceremony.

The text of the plaque is as follows:

THIS COMMEMORATES THE COMING
OF THE
UNITED EMPIRE LOYALISTS
TO THIS PART OF BRITISH NORTH AMERICA
IN 1783

PLACED BY THE DARTMOUTH HERITAGE MUSEUM
AUGUST 13, 1983