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We hope you enjoy all the activities that come from the United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada listed here. As we are aware of various activities or important matters, we will list them here. Their headquarters are:
The UELAC Dominion Office is located in historic George Brown House in Toronto, at the following address:
50 Baldwin St., Suite 202
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Telephone: (416) 591-1783
2018: in Manitoba and possibly Saskatchewan, hosted by Manitoba Branch
2017: in London ON, co-hosted by London & Western Ontario Branch and Grand River Branch
2016: Thurs July 7 to Sunday July 10 in Summerside, PEI, hosted by The Branches of the Atlantic Region: Abegweit, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.
31 May 2015 UELAC Annual Conference
2015: "Loyalists Come West": Thursday May 28 - Sunday May 31, 2015 at the Coast Victoria Harbourside Hotel and Marina, Victoria BC, hosted by Victoria Branch2013 UELAC Annual Conference
May 30 – June 2, 2013
Holiday Inn, Burlington, Ontario
THE HEAD OF THE LAKE
The land surrounding the western end of Lake Ontario
Rich in history and heritage
Come join us at the Holiday Inn, Burlington to discover the heroic stories of the early people of The Head of the Lake and to celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Stoney Creek.
Our Loyalist monument was donated to the City of Hamilton by Stanley Mills and unveiled by his wife on May 24, 1929. It is located in front of the old Wentworth County Court House (now the McMaster University Continuing Education Centre) on Main Street East in the downtown core. Each year, we celebrate Loyalist Day on June 19th at the monument with a service of honour and remembrance. For more details contact this website:
2007 UEL Conference
Bicentennial Branch (Southwestern Ontario)
About the Bicentennial Branch
The Bicentennial Branch is the meeting place of the descendants of those families who relocated to Essex-Kent Counties of South Western Ontario or the adjacent United States as a result of their loyalty to the British Crown during the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783).
About the Loyalists who settled here
Following the American Revolutionary War, Lieutenant Colonel William Caldwell obtained by treaty with the Indians 97 lots along the north shore of Lake Erie as settlement lots for Loyalists. The native deed for their properties was granted in 1784. The New Settlement came to be inhabited by a mixture of soldiers and religious pacifists held together by their common loyalty to the British Crown.
The commitment that the New Settlement pioneers made to their new homes was an absolute one - one that would become apparent not only in the land itself, but in the social and cultural evolution of the area.
Most of the members of the Bicentennial Branch are descendants of the numerous refugees who arrived in the Detroit to Amherstburg area from the states of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland and New York between 1783 and 1790.
LOYALIST TRAILS NEWSLETTER
Douglas Warner Grant UE
President, United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada
Tel: (416) 921-7756
Fax: (416) 753-7202
315 Carlton St., Toronto ON M5A 2L6 Canada
Loyalist Trails is a email newsletter, published every one to two weeks, by UELAC. It contains items of current Loyalist events from branches and elsewhere, queries, stories, anecdotes etc..There is no charge for this newsletter.
Review past issues of Loyalist Trails, available on-line, to access them: CLICK HERE
Loyalists, members and friends - anyone interested in Loyalist era history are welcome to subscribe to Loyalist Trails. Please tell your friends.
To subscribe to Loyalist Trails simply CLICK HEREand tell us if you are a member, (and of which branch if you are), or friend, and in which country, province or state you live in.
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