Created By: Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County
Mackenzie Bowell (1823-1917) arrived in Belleville as a youth in 1832. He started out as an apprentice at The Intelligencer newspaper and went on to own the firm. He entered federal politics in 1867 and served as Prime Minister of Canada from 1894 to 1896.
This point of interest is part of the tour: Stroll of Discovery: Riverfront Trail, Belleville