Pierpoint, Richard National Historic Person

Fergus, Ontario
Malcolm Jones, 1.E.2.4-CGR2, Canadian War Museum | Musée Canadien de la guerre (© Malcolm Jones, 1.E.2.4-CGR2, Canadian War Museum | Musée Canadien de la guerre)
Illustration of Richard Pierpoint by Malcolm Jones
(© Malcolm Jones, 1.E.2.4-CGR2, Canadian War Museum | Musée Canadien de la guerre)
Address : Fergus, Ontario

Recognition Statute: Historic Sites and Monuments Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. H-4)
Designation Date: 2020-07-23
Life Date: 1744 to 1838

Other Name(s):
  • Richard Pierpoint  (Designation Name)
  • Captain Dick  (Other Name)
  • Parepoint  (Other Name)
  • Pawpine  (Other Name)
Research Report Number: 2019-22

Importance: Rare known accounts of the life experience and contributions of a Black Loyalist in Upper-Canada