Thanks to our Twitter follower Kokololamo who sent along this photo of street signs in New Edinburgh. Each sign gives some information about who the streets were named for.
Here's a photo showing the street signs for Dufferin Street (named after Canada's Governor General from 1872-1878) and Chrichton Street, named for Anne Christine Chrichton, wife of Thomas Mackay, a stone mason and builder who was involved in the construction of the Rideau Canal. He was also one of the early property owners in New Edinburgh.
See also: Ottawa History Guide
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