Lieutenant-Colonel John By National Historic Person (1779-1836)

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.

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
Colonel John By Fountain
Colonel John By Fountain
© Denis Jarvis / Restriction: Nil /

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