Story kiosk location
- Southwest corner of Dalhousie and Murray
- 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.”
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.