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Ontario Provincial Plaques
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Since 1953, when the "Ontario Provincial Plaque Program" started, more than 1,300 plaques have been erected throughout the province of Ontario. 42 provincial plaques across the province commemorate Franco-Ontarian heritage.
- 387 Provincial plaques across Ontario commemorate people that have helped shape the province's history.
- Every year, the 'Ontario Heritage Foundation' erects new and interesting provincial plaques.
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Image for "RIDEAU CANAL - 1826-1832" ~ Kingstonview gallery

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"RIDEAU CANAL - 1826-1832" ~ Kingston

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This plaque, providing background information on the building of the Rideau Canal, is located Kingston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/19/2012

last visited: 8/8/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"ST. MARK'S CHURCH 1843" - Kingston *

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This church is located on the outskirts of Kingston in a historic village where the workers of the fort were living.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/6/2006

last visited: 5/24/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE TYPHUS EPIDEMIC 1847" ~ Kingston

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This plaque describes a severe typhus epidemic that affected a large group of Irish immigrants on their way to Canada and the efforts made by religious and charitable organizations in Kingston to assist them.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/23/2012

last visited: 9/16/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"FORT HENRY" ~ Kingston **

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Canadas most famous "Fort" is located in Kingston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/6/2006

last visited: 9/21/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"SIR RICHARD BONNYCASTLE, 1791-1847" - Kingston - (WMPQG)

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Another plaque on the upper section of Fort Henry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/6/2006

last visited: 9/20/2013

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Ontario Provincial PlaquesA1 - OHP - "THE RUSH-BAGOT AGREEMENT" - (WMPQP)

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This plaque can be found behind the building beside the marina vacilities on the military grounds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/6/2006

last visited: 3/29/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"STONE FRIGATE" ~ Kingston

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Once part of a large and active naval dockyard, this substantial stone building was erected as a warehouse for naval stores. I found this on a recent trip to Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/15/2007

last visited: 3/29/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE OF CANADA" - Kingston **

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At entrance to the college.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/6/2006

last visited: 3/29/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"MOLLY BRANT" - Kingston

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Found this gem while in Canada recently.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/17/2007

last visited: 2/23/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"POINT FREDERICK" - Kingston - **

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A mortello tower inside Fort Henry

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/6/2006

last visited: 3/29/2014

Image for "LOUIS DE BUADE, COMTE DE FRONTENAC ET DE PALLUAU 1622-1698" -  Kingstonview gallery

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"LOUIS DE BUADE, COMTE DE FRONTENAC ET DE PALLUAU 1622-1698" - Kingston

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One of the most controversial and influential figures in Canadian history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Beagle-1

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/24/2008

last visited: 8/9/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE KING'S ROYAL REGIMENT OF NEW YORK" - Kingston

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This plaque is located across the street from Kingston's historic city hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/6/2006

last visited: 1/11/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"RENE-AMABLE BOUCHER 1735-1812" - Kingston

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A military-related plaque in Kingston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/15/2007

last visited: 1/11/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE REV. JOHN STUART 1740-1844" - Kingston

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Behind city hall in Kingston

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/6/2006

last visited: 9/16/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"REGIOPOLIS COLLEGE" ~ Kingston

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This plaque provides background information on the establishment of Regiopolis College in Kingston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/21/2012

last visited: 2/23/2013

Image for "BISHOP ALEXANDER MACDONELL 1762-1840" ~ Kingstonview gallery

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"BISHOP ALEXANDER MACDONELL 1762-1840" ~ Kingston

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This plaque is in tribute to Bishop Alexander Macdonell who became the first Bishop of the Roman Catholic diocese of Kingston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/8/2012

last visited: 8/18/2012

Image for "SYDENHAM PUBLIC SCHOOL" ~ Kingstonview gallery

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"SYDENHAM PUBLIC SCHOOL" ~ Kingston

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This plaque provides background information on a structure built in 1853 as the Kingston County Grammar School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/19/2012

last visited: 8/14/2013

Image for "LOYALIST LANDING AT CATARACOUI 1784" - Kingstonview gallery

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"LOYALIST LANDING AT CATARACOUI 1784" - Kingston

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I found this bit of interesting history while in Canada recently.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/17/2007

last visited: 9/3/2012

Image for "RENE-ROBERT CAVELIER DE LA SALLE AT CATARACOUI"- Kingstonview gallery

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"RENE-ROBERT CAVELIER DE LA SALLE AT CATARACOUI"- Kingston

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First commander of the first European fortifications in the area

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Cdn Howlers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/3/2012

last visited: 3/29/2014

Image for "SIR OLIVER MOWAT 1820-1903" ~ Kingstonview gallery

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"SIR OLIVER MOWAT 1820-1903" ~ Kingston

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This is in tribute to Sir Oliver Mowat who was appointed lieutenant-governor of Ontario in 1897.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/5/2012

last visited: 12/12/2012

Image for "MILITIA GARRISON 1837-38" ~ Kingstonview gallery

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"MILITIA GARRISON 1837-38" ~ Kingston

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This plaque commemorates the services of the first permanent Militia Garrison of Kingston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/4/2012

last visited: 3/29/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"CHARLERS SANGSTER 1822-1893" ~ Kingston

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This plaque is in tribute to John Sangster who was one of the most significant Canadian poets of the pre-confederation period.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/5/2012

last visited: 11/11/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"HEATHFIELD" ~ Kingston

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This plaque describes Heathfield as a house rented by Sir John A. Macdonald for his unmarried sister Louisa and one which he occupied, while Prime Minister, on his frequent visits from Ottawa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/29/2012

last visited: 11/18/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE KINGSTON OBSERVATORY" ~ Kingston

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This plaque, providing background information on the first optical astronomical observatory in the province of Ontario, is located in Kingston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/19/2012

last visited: 3/29/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"SUMMERHILL 1839" ~ Kingston

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This plaque describes the house built in 1839 by Archdeacon George Okill Stuart.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/20/2012

last visited: 11/11/2012

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