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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"GOVERNMENT HOUSE 1832" ~ Kingston

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This plaque describes Alwington House, completed in 1832 by Charles W. Grant, fifth baron of Longueuil. It stood on this site, but was badly damaged by fire in 1958 and demolished the following year.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/8/2012

last visited: 11/12/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE REV. ROBERT JAMES MCDOWALL 1768-1841" ~ Sandhurst

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This plaque is in tribute to the Reverend Robert James McDowall who became the first appointed missionary of the Dutch reformed Church in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/5/2012

last visited: 8/23/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE REV. JOHN LANGHORN 1744-1817" ~ Bath

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This plaque is in tribute to the Reverend John Langhorn who became the first resident Anglican clergyman in the Bay of Quinte region.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/5/2012

last visited: 8/24/2014

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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"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

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"JOHN THOMSON 1837-1920" ~ Newburgh

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This plaque is in tribute to John Thomson who supervised Canada's first commercial production of wood pulp in Windsor Mills in 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/4/2012

last visited: 8/10/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"WEST LAKE BOARDING SCHOOL" ~ Picton

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This plaque describes the structure at this location as being the main building of the West Lake Boarding School between 1841 and 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/4/2012

last visited: 7/7/2012

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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"HAZELTON SPENCER 1757-1813" ~ Conway

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This plaque is in tribute to Hazelton Spencer who was appointed Lieutenant of the County of Lennox in 1794.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/4/2012

last visited: 10/5/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"LETITIA YOUMANS 1827-1896" ~ Picton

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This plaque is in tribute to Letitia Youmans who formed a "Women's Christian Temperance Union" in Picton in 1874.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/4/2012

last visited: 7/22/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"LOYALIST MEMORIAL CHURCH" ~ Adolphustown

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This plaque describes the church of St. Alban-the-Martyr, erected 1884-88, on this site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/4/2012

last visited: 8/24/2014

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Ontario Provincial PlaquesSACRE-COEUR Parish - Toronto

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This church was built in 1887 to serve Toronto's French Canadian community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/1/2012

last visited: 11/7/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE REV. WILLIAM MACAULAY 1794-1874" ~ Picton

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This plaque is in tribute to Reverend William Macaulay who used his own funds to finance the construction of St. Mary Magdalene's church at this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/1/2012

last visited: 8/24/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE LOYALIST LANDING PLACE 1784" ~ Adolphustown

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This plaque describes the arrival of 250 United Empire Loyalists to Adolphustown in 1784.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/30/2012

last visited: 8/24/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"LIEUT.-COL. JAMES ROGERS 1726-1790" ~ Sandhurst

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This plaque has been erected in Sandhurst in tribute to Lieutenant-Colonel James Rogers. In 1784, Lieutenant-Colonel Rogers led a party of about 300 disbanded King's Rangers and their families to an area in and around Sandhurst.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/29/2012

last visited: 8/24/2014

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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"OUTLET BEACH" ~ Sandbanks Provincial Park

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This plaque describes one of the finest sand beaches in Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/28/2012

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR" - Windsor

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Located at Sunset Ave. across from Fanchette Street Windsor, Ontario

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougandSandra

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/28/2012

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"SIR ALLEN BRISTOL AYLESWORTH 1854-1952 ~ Newburgh

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This plaque, in tribute to Sir Allen Bristol Aylesworth who served as postmaster-general and minister of justice in the cabinet of Sir Wilfred Laurier, is located in Newburgh.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/28/2012

last visited: 8/10/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques'THE "CONFERENCE CHURCH' ~ Picton

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This plaque describes the first Canada Conference of Methodist churchmen held in Picton in 1824.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/28/2012

last visited: 7/22/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE FOUNDING OF BATH" ~ Bath

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This plaque describes the founding of Bath.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/28/2012

last visited: 8/23/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE FOUNDING OF ACTINOLITE" ~ Actinolite

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This plaque describes the founding of Actinolite.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/28/2012

last visited: 1/28/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"CAPTAIN JOHN W. MEYERS 1745-1821" ~ Belleville

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This plaque, in tribute to Captain John W. Meyers who gained fame as a loyalist spy during the American Revolution, is located in Belleville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/28/2012

last visited: 8/2/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"FORMATION OF THE METHODIST CHURCH - 1884 (CANADA, NEWFOUNDLAND. BERMUDA)" ~ Belleville

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OHP - Formation of the Methodist Church (Canada, Newfoundland, Bermuda)1884" - Belleville

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/25/2012

last visited: 10/16/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"JOHN WEIR FOOTE, V.C. 1904-1988" ~ Madoc

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This plaque, in tribute to John Weir Foote, the only chaplain in WWII to receive the Victoria Cross, is located on Lawrence Street, in Madoc.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/25/2012

last visited: 1/28/2014

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