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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 "THE ICELANDIC SETTLEMENT DISASTER"  - Kinmount,Ontarioview gallery

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE ICELANDIC SETTLEMENT DISASTER" - Kinmount,Ontario

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This historic plaque has the distinction of being the only one in Ontario to be displayed in three languages of English, French and Icelandic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/11/2009

last visited: 3/14/2016

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"JAMES WALLIS 1806-1893" -- Fenelon Falls, Ontario

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In Fenelon Falls at the west end of Oak Street running west of Water Street west of Colborne Street (Road 8/121) just north of the bridge over the Fenelon River. Site of the Fenelon Museum and Maryboro Lodge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/2/2009

last visited: 10/1/2016

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE FOUNDING OF BOBCAYGEON"

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Found on the grounds of the tourist information centre, this plaque tells the story of the early days in Bobcaygeon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/30/2011

last visited: 6/5/2011

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Ontario Provincial Plaques'THE VICTORIA ROAD" -- Uphill

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At the south-east corner of Road 35 and Road 45 in Uphill, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/2/2009

last visited: 10/4/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"GEORGE LAIDLAW 1828-1889"

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On the grounds of St. Thomas Anglican Church, near Balsam Lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/8/2009

last visited: 6/2/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"B. NAPIER SIMPSON, JR. 1925-1978"

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An OHP located near our cottage. The church has a lot of history in this area and is currently still active. Every Sunday, most of the locals fill it to capacity.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Luc & Sweety

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/23/2008

last visited: 7/31/2009

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE TRENT-SEVERN WATERWAY" - Kirkfield

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Plaque beside the Kirkfield lift lock.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JDandDD

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/25/2006

last visited: 6/2/2013

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Ontario Provincial PlaquesOHP - "SIR WILLIAM MACKENZIE 1839 - 1923" - Kirkfield

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Railway entrepreneur, plaque in front of his house in Kirkfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JDandDD

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/25/2006

last visited: 6/2/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"GEORGE RICHARDSON, V.C. 1831 - 1923" ~ Vankoughnet

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Located in Village Park on the north side at 1193 Vankoughnet Road in Vankoughnet, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/23/2009

last visited: 7/15/2011

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"The Portage Road" -- Bolsover

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At the south-east corner of Road 48 and Road 46

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/8/2009

last visited: 6/2/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"PURDY'S MILLS" -- Lindsay

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Purdy's Mills was the basis for the town of Lindsay, which grew around the mill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/4/2011

last visited: 6/4/2011

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"COL. SAMUEL STRICKLAND 1804-1867" ~ Lakefield

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On Saturday, September 21, 1974, a provincial plaque was unveiled at Christ Church, 62 Queen Street in Lakefield, Ontario to commemorate Colonel Samuel Strickland. [br]This plaque outlines the contributions of one of Douro Townships earliest settlers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member entogeek

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/29/2010

last visited: 8/7/2017

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"SUSANNA MOODIE 1803-1885" - Lakefield, ON

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On the grounds of Cenotaph Park, facing Water Street, one will see this Ontario Provincial Plaque, dedicated to noted author Susanna Moodie.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/4/2016

last visited: 8/7/2017

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE SCUGOG ROUTE" ~ Lindsay

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This plaque is located in the Riverside Cemetery at Linsay Street S. in Lindsay.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 2/8/2010

last visited: 11/28/2015

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"WASDELL FALLS HYDRO-ELECTRIC DEVELOPMENT 1914"

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This sign is located near the current Wasdell Falls Dam, on the Black River

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member northernpenguin

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/21/2010

last visited: 4/27/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE MUSKOKA ROAD 1858"

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The plaque is in a rest stop off southbound highway 11 and is not available from the northbound side. Just after Jellystone Park trailer park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JDandDD

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/28/2007

last visited: 10/25/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques "ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1840"

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St Andrew's Presbyterian Church

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DyverDown

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/3/2009

last visited: 11/27/2015

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"FOUNDING OF OMEMEE"

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This plaque is located at the Coronation Hall at 1 king Street W. in Lindsay.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 2/8/2010

last visited: 6/16/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"FOUNDING OF BAYSVILLE"

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Settled in 1868 Baysville soon became a well-known resort on Lake of Bays and the Muskoka River.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member Hard Oiler

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/27/2007

last visited: 11/5/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"EXPLORERS OF MUSKOKA AND HALIBURTON"

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This plaque celebrates the explorers who sought routes through the wilderness north of Lake Simcoe and the Muskoka River.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member Hard Oiler

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/25/2007

last visited: 11/6/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"TRENT UNIVERSITY" ~ Peterborough

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This plaque is located in front of some cedar trees at the Trent University Library at 1600 West Bank Drive in Peterborough.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 2/12/2010

last visited: 2/9/2010

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Ontario Provincial Plaques“BOBCAYGEON ROAD”

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Started in 1856 this was an early colonization road that eventually went from Bobcaygeon to Lake Nippissing.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member Hard Oiler

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/3/2006

last visited: 11/6/2012

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Ontario Provincial PlaquesOHP - "THE PETERSON ROAD" - Muskoka Falls

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Commemorating the Peterson Road that ran from Muskoka Falls to Opeongo Rd 114 miles east. The sign is in front of the Muskoka Falls United Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JDandDD

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/11/2006

last visited: 9/27/2008

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"ROBERT HOLMES 1861-1930" - Cannington

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Located in McLeod Park in the village of Cannington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/18/2007

last visited: 2/22/2017

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THOMAS AND FRANCES STEWART" ~ Peterborough

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This plaque is located at the Thomas A. Stewart School at 1009 Armour Road N. in Peterborough.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 2/12/2010

last visited: 2/9/2010

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