The City of Cornwall is steeped in a rich and diverse history. Originally named New Johnstown, the name was changed to Cornwall in honour of Prince George, the Duke of Cornwall. The City was later incorporated as a town in 1834 and became a city in 1945.
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- 1784 and On
- Cornwall and the War of 1812
- A Francophone Presence
- A Rich Tradition of Sports Excellence
Two excellent online sources for historical information and images of Cornwall: