Quick facts

Story kiosk location

  • Southwest corner of Dalhousie and Murray

Important dates

  • In September, 1849, two rival political groups, the Reformers and the Tories, threw stones at each other in the market area. Reformers wanted more self-government for Canada and the Tories opposed change. Many were injured and one man died during what became known as “The Stoney Monday Riot.”


  • No

Who lived here?

  • If you come across 288 & 290 Patrick Street, you can still see Thomas Brûlé’s French Canadian wooden house with four dormers set in the roof built in 1842. He was a blacksmith and was involved in the Stoney Monday Riot of 1849.