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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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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE MACDONALD CARTIER FREEWAY" - Township of Front of Yonge, Ontario

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This Ontario Heritage Plaque commemorates the completion of Highway 401, the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/15/2014

last visited: 4/5/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE FRENCH PRESENCE IN HEARST" - Hearst, Ontario

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A plaque that notes the significance of French settlement in Hearst. It is still very much a Francophone-first community. The plaque is located on the grounds of Universite de Hearst.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/19/2014

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"REVEREND NEWTON WOLVERTON 1846-1932" - Woodstock, Ontario

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A plaque noting the significant role that Reverend Newton Wolverton played in Canadian history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/19/2014

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THOMAS "CARBIDE" WILLSON 1860-1915" - Woodstock, Ontario

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A plaque noting Willson's scientific achievements is found in front of his house which is one of the finest along stately Vansittart Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/19/2014

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"WOODSTOCK COLLEGE 1857-1926" - Woodstock, Ontario

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A plaque on the front lawn of my alma mater high school that recognizes Woodstock College, which once stood on this site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/19/2014

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"CAPT. ANDREW DREW, R.N. 1792-1878" - Woodstock, Ontario

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A plaque noting the significance of Captain Drew in the settlement of Upper Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/19/2014

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"KAPUSKASING - GARDEN CITY AND MODEL TOWN" - Kapuskasing, Ontario

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Kapuskasing was the first provincially-planned single resource town in Ontario. This plaque describes the motivations and objectives behind the initiative.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/17/2014

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE FOUNDING OF KAPUSKASING" - Kapuskasing, Ontario

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A plaque found next to the fine Kapuskasing Train Station and museum that appropriately notes the what was behind the settling of this area in the early 1900s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/17/2014

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"REESOR SIDING INCIDENT 1963" - Reesor, Ontario

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A blue plaque next to a monument that recognizes a low moment in Ontario history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/13/2014

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"ST. PAUL'S CHURCH 1834" - Woodstock, Ontario

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An Ontario Provincial Plaque that recognizes the significance of this marvelous mid-19th century church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/16/2013

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"BATTLE OF MORAVIANTOWN, 1813" (BATTLE OF THE THAMES) - Chatham, Ontario

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This plaque is located at the Battle of the Thames Site – Tecumseh Monument. 14376 Longwoods Road Chatham-Kent, Ontario

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougandSandra

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/12/2013

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial PlaquesROBERT McLAUGHLIN - 1836-1921 ~ Tyrone

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Commemorating the life of a pioneer in the Canadian vehicle industry

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TriciaG

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/1/2013

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"CANOE ROUTES TO THE WEST" - Mattawa

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An OHP detailing the importance of the canoe and fur trading routes in exploring Canada's interior.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Loonwatcher

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/4/2013

last visited: 10/6/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"PARIS PLAINS CHURCH 1845" - Brant Co, ON (Canada)

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A plaque and a remarkable cobblestone church built in 1845

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bon Echo

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/30/2013

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial PlaquesFrench Portage Plaque – French Lake, ON

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This Ontario Provincial Plaque is found in the Dawson Trail Campground at French Lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/30/2013

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"JOHN BROWN'S CONVENTION 1858" - Chatham ON (Canada)

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A plaque describing an important abolitionist meeting, at a church which is still active to this day

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bon Echo

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/16/2013

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"MARY ANN SHADD CARY 1823-1893" - Chatham ON (Canada)

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A plaque describing the contributions of an American-Canadian anti-slavery activist, journalist, publisher, teacher and lawyer

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bon Echo

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/15/2013

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"ONTARIO AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE" - University of Guelph

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This plaque commemorates the founding of the Ontario Agricultural College in 1874.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bon Echo

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/24/2013

last visited: 8/28/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"Daniel Fowler 1810 -1894" Amherst Island, ON

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Ontario Historic Plaque outlining the life of Daniel Fowler of Amherst Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 2/25/2013

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"Asa Turner" - Halloway, ON

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OHP relating the life and exploits of Asa Turner, a pioneering Baptist Minister in Eastern Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/11/2013

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE FIRST UNITARIAN CONGREGATION IN CANADA WEST 1845

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Oddly located plaque in Toronto

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/9/2013

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"MARMORA IRON WORKS 1823" - Marmora, ON

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Plaque denoting the history of iron ore smelting in the Marmora region in the early 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/19/2012

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE LANG MILL" - Lang, ON

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Plaque Describing the 19th century Lang Mill in Lang, ON

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/19/2012

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"LAST SPIKE AT FEIST LAKE"

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This Ontario Provincial Plaque is on the Trans Canada Highway 17 at a roadside stop beside Little Joe Lake about 23.5 miles west of Vermilion Bay and about 38 miles east of Kenora.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/4/2012

last visited: 7/12/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques:THE FOUNDING OF BELLE RIVER" - Belle River, Ontario

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This plaque is located in Ladouceur Park on east side of South Street between St. Peter St and Centre St.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougandSandra

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/16/2012

last visited: never

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