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Rebels and Reformers: Edward Lesslie

The Museum’s new exhibition Rebels and Reformers: Dundas on the Road to Responsible Government covers a very significant era in Canadian history from a Dundas perspective. There is a lot of background information that we simply could not include in the exhibit. Here we offer more details about some of the characters, events, and movements within this critical time in our country’s development.

Edward Lesslie (1765-1828)

Edward Lesslie, as described by his son, was a family man, a devout Christian, a man with a social and political conscience. Also, he was a product of his time, that combination of independent Calvinist mind and intellectual enquiry that characterized and produced... [More]

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