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Where in the World ... ?

Where in the World is UELAC?

“Where in the World is UELAC?” Where in the world are YOU?? With your help, we hope to find out! Take a travel photo of yourself wearing UELAC gear and we'll feature it online and in an upcoming issue of Loyalist Trails.

First, put yourself in the picture with UELAC Promotional gear. Then, send your photo to Doug Grant Loyalisst and we'll add you to our UELAC sightings gallery below.

In the meantime, browse our recent submissions below and see if you recognize the people, the places, or both. Click any photo for a larger resolution.

The archive of older entries has more. For earlier entries, browse by year: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

Highlight the space below the photo to reveal the answer if you're stumped!

Late To The Party

Where is Gov. Simcoe Branch member Nancy Conn?

Where in the World?

Answer:   [ One of Nancy's ancestors, Claes Cornelissen Van Schouwen, was married here in 1732 in Petruskerk, located in Sloterdijk, a village which is part of Amsterdam. The Church was constructed in the early 17th century. ]

Where The Streets Are Paved With Flags

Where is Nova Scotia Branch member Brian McConnell, UE?

Where in the World?

Answer:   [ Shelburne is a small town of less than 2,000 residents located in southwestern Nova Scotia. Once for a brief time, immediately after the American Revolution, it was the fourth largest city in North America, after New York, Philadelphia and Charleston. Today it celebrates its Loyalist Roots with an annual Founders' Days event, note the Loyalist Flag on the pavement in front of Brian. Nearby in Birchtown is the Black Loyalist Heritage Centre. ]

History – Preserved

Where is Hamilton Branch member Doug Coppins UE ?

Where in the World?

Answer:   [ August 12, 2017: Doug Coppins, UE, unveils the Loyalist Cemetery plaque at the Cooley-Hatt Cemetery, Ancaster, to honour Loyalists Peter Gordon UEL and Preserved Cooley UEL. ]

Where No-one Says “Don't Be Long”

Where are Hamilton Branch members Ruth Nicholson & Pat Blackburn?

Where in the World?

Answer:   [ Ruth & Pat are at Quilt of Belonging, Cotton Factory, Hamilton, Ontario. Ruth and Pat gave a presentation about the Loyalists on July 25, 2017. ]

Marge's, Not Moe's

Where are Peter Johnson and Doug Knutson (dressed as Capt. John W. Meyers, UE)?

Where in the World?
Where in the World?

Answer:   [ On 12 July 2017, in Belleville ON a plaque about Mrs. Simpson's early tavern was unveiled. The occasion also commemorated the 200th anniversary of the adoption of the name "Belleville" (previously Meyer's Creek) for this settlement. Doug Knutson was dressed as Capt. John W. Meyers UE, after whom the village had been named. Peter Johnson UE (President of the Bay of Quinte Branch UELAC) displays the new ruggedized UEL t-shirt. The Hastings County Historical Society was responsible for this event. (People photo courtesy of Windswept Productions; Plaque photo by Peter Johnson.) ]

Previous Submissions: Archive

Visit the “Where in the World . . . ?” archive for older entries.