TNATM- Soldier, Settler, Sinner: The Remarkable Journey of Charles Macdonald

TNATM- Soldier, Settler, Sinner: The Remarkable Journey of Charles Macdonald

97 Thomas Street East

Apr 17 2018 to Apr 17 2018

Region : Eastern Ontario     City: Napanee

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  • 2018-04-17 2018-04-17 America/Toronto TNATM- Soldier, Settler, Sinner: The Remarkable Journey of Charles Macdonald Enjoy an informative evening of history at Tuesday Night at the Musuem. On April 17th at 7pm, hear author Jane Simpson discuss Soldier, Settler, Sinner: The Remarkable Journey of Charles Macdonald. Soldier Settler Sinner reveals the complex life of Captain Charles MacDonald, an officer and gentleman in the Royal Marines during the Napoleonic Wars. Born in 1789, Charles emigrated from Northumberland, the coldest and least populated county in England to settle eventually on the Bay of Quinte in the mid-1830s. He was known among the farmers and fishermen of the Bay as someone who, unlike them, “always had money in his pocket.” He was active on three continents turning this tale into a ripping travelogue as he cheated death in island battles in the Caribbean, outbreaks of tropical disease, mutiny, hazardous sea voyages, and a cholera outbreak in Quebec City upon arrival in the New World. This event is proudly presented by the Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives. Tickets are $3 each and are available at the door. 'Tuesday Night at the Museum' is a monthly programming feature at museum, a series covering a wide array of themed programming presented by experts on their respective subjects. For more information, please visit www.CountyMuseum.ca or call 613-354-3027. 97 Thomas Street East Colleen York cyork@lennox-addington.on.ca
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Enjoy an informative evening of history at Tuesday Night at the Musuem. On April 17th at 7pm, hear author Jane Simpson discuss Soldier, Settler, Sinner: The Remarkable Journey of Charles Macdonald. Soldier Settler Sinner reveals the complex life of Captain Charles MacDonald, an officer and gentleman in the Royal Marines during the Napoleonic Wars. Born in 1789, Charles emigrated from Northumberland, the coldest and least populated county in England to settle eventually on the Bay of Quinte in the mid-1830s. He was known among the farmers and fishermen of the Bay as someone who, unlike them, “always had money in his pocket.” He was active on three continents turning this tale into a ripping travelogue as he cheated death in island battles in the Caribbean, outbreaks of tropical disease, mutiny, hazardous sea voyages, and a cholera outbreak in Quebec City upon arrival in the New World. This event is proudly presented by the Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives. Tickets are $3 each and are available at the door. 'Tuesday Night at the Museum' is a monthly programming feature at museum, a series covering a wide array of themed programming presented by experts on their respective subjects. For more information, please visit www.CountyMuseum.ca or call 613-354-3027.