Joseph Brant

Joseph Brant Hospital was erected on land owned by it's namesake, Thyandenegea (Joseph Brant). 

Joseph Brant was an early inhabitant of Burlington. He was a member of the nearby Grand River tribe of the Mohawk nation. He was also, a prominent political figure in the early history of Thayendanegea region.

Joseph Brant rose to prominence as a result of his familial upbringing, education, abilities and ties to the British. At the end of a lengthy military and political career, he was rewarded 3,450 acres at the 'head-of-the-lake' (Burlington Bay). Land the hospital now stands on. 

Visit the Joseph Brant Museum for more details.  





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