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Sir John A Macdonald Sculpture Holding Court

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Late summer vacay

Took a late summer vacay to Prince Edward County and happy we did. Stayed at West Lake and toured... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Karl L
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Oshawa, Canada
Nice setting

The setting is of MacDonald as a lawyer in a court room setting. Unless John A. was 6'5" or so, the... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
philandjoelle
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Montreal, Canada
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206 Picton Main St, Picton, Ontario K0K 2T0, Canada
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

Took a late summer vacay to Prince Edward County and happy we did. Stayed at West Lake and toured Blomfield and Picton. Was interesting to learn a little more about Sir John A at the statue in his honor. Sit in the chair and gave...More

Thank Karl L
Reviewed 15 August 2018

You too can sit in the chair and be represented by Sir John A. An interesting side-note to the history of The Countyt

Thank Joy W
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The setting is of MacDonald as a lawyer in a court room setting. Unless John A. was 6'5" or so, the statue is not life sized. One of a kind so work a picture.

Thank philandjoelle
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Took a picture beside the sculpture, my son is fasincated with the show with him in birth of a nation.

Thank Nadine B
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We came across this statue of John A and the lovely building and open space where it stands on main street in downtown Picton. Interesting and nice spot -

Thank PhilG294
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We look a few photos with Sir John and then speculated that we may not get another chance. They are currently debating whether they should pull his name from schools in Ontario due to his part in the residential schools of the era, so it...More

Thank Rvan58
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Stop by and take a selfie with our first Prime Minister. The statue is life size and smack in the middle of town. Wish we had more time to visit the military museums as well.

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

A representative piece of history, not being from Canada it was cool to learn about, nothing special though

Thank Theaussie11
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Commissioned bronze sculpture of Sir John A. MacDonald (Canada's first Prime Minister), in a courtroom setting with chair inside a railing. Public can sit in chair for photo. Outside the Armory, across from Naval Marine Archive. Great for kids or history buffs.

Thank Janice E
Reviewed 12 July 2017

On a winery tour vacation. Walked downtown Picton and came across this bronze statue in front of the library. Great pic for conversation piece.

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