Colonel John By Fountain
Colonel John By Fountain
© Denis Jarvis / Restriction: Nil /  https://bit.ly/3so7qCf

Lieutenant-Colonel John By was designated a national historic person in 1954.

Historical importance: One of the greatest early engineers in Canada who built the Rideau Canal.

 

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Historical image of Colonel By watching the building of Rideau Canal
Colonel By Watching the Building of the Rideau Canal, 1826
© Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1972-26-795 / Copyright: Expired
Historical map of Bytown
Bytown...Ordnance Property [north of Wellington & Rideau Streets, Ottawa,Ont.] / Charles Walkem
© Government of Canada

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