John Weir Foote, VC, CD Armoury

John Weir Foote CD Armouries

John Weir Foote, VC, CD Armoury

History: The Lieutenant-Colonel John Weir Foote, VC, CD Armoury was officially recognized as a National Historic Site in 1989. Here is a link to an article about the Armoury on Canada's Historic Places website. Here is a link to Lieutenant-Colonel Foote's biography on the National Defence website.
The Armoury was built on the site of a drill hall which was erected in 1863 and which burned to the ground in 1886. View Spectator articles about the opening and destruction of the original drill hall.
Location: 200 James St N, Hamilton, ON L8R 2L1
GPS: 43.261595, -79.866697



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