The Stone Frigate, a large stone building completed in 1820 by Sir Robert Barrie, was designed to hold gear and rigging from British warships dismantled in compliance with the Rush-Bagot Agreement. It served as a barracks briefly in 1837-38, and was refitted as a dormitory and classrooms to house the Royal Military College of Canada by 1876.
He promoted a hydrographic survey of the St. Lawrence River and the Great Lakes. international boundary commission, the hydrographic survey of the Great Lakes and St Lawrence River system, the building of the Rideau canal and Welland canal, and relations with the United States.
"It Is Impossible for His Majesty's Government to Withdraw from These Dominions" Britain and the Defence of Canada, 1813 to 1834
Oct 01, 2005; The War of 1812 showed the British government how vulnerable Canada was to an attack by the United States, particularly in the...