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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"BRADLO" - Hearst

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This Ontario Provincial Plaque is located on the premises of the Hearst Tourist Information Center on Highway 11 (Ontario) Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"LT.-COL. EDWIN ALBERT BAKER 1893-1968" - Loyalist Township, Ontario

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Lt. Col. Baker was an advocate for blind persons and encouraged their self-reliance. He helped to from the Canadian National Institute for the Blind and worked there for 44 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/19/2014

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE 'NORONIC' DISASTER" - Toronto, ON

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OHP relating the story of the tragedy of the fire aboard the passenger ship "Noronic" docked in Toronto Harbour in 1949.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/22/2014

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"JAMES BERTRAM COLLIP 1892 - 1965" - Belleville, ON

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New Ontario Historical Marker honouring James Collip, one of the discoverers of insulin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/12/2014

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE GILLIES BROS. LUMBERING FIRM" - Braeside, Ontario

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This provincial plaque for 'THE GILLIES BROS. LUMBERING FIRM' is on the east side of Usborne Street in McNab township, Renfrew county, between Arnprior and Braeside, Ontario, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/6/2014

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE LA GUAYRA SETTLERS" - Guelph

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The plaque is located in front of the Marden Library and Community Centre. It describes destitute Scottish settlers that left their colony in La Guayra, Venezuela to arrive in Guelph in 1827.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougandSandra

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/22/2014

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"HUGH BURNETT AND THE NATIONAL UNITY ASSOCIATION" - Dresden

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While under the leadership of Hugh Burnett the National Unity Ass. of Dresden, Chatham and North Buxton waged a campaign for racial equality and social justice.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougandSandra

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/21/2014

last visited: never

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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: 5/5/2014

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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: 5/26/2014

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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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