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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 HAWLEY HOUSE" ~ Bath

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This plaque identifies the Hawley House as the oldest house in the Bay of Quinte district.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/23/2012

last visited: 8/10/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE LAKE LIGHT"

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Located on the Gibraltar Lighthouse on Toronto Island

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member entogeek

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/23/2012

last visited: 7/8/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques“NED HANLAN 1855-1908"

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This historical plaque is located beside a statue of the famed sculler on Hanlan's Point on Toronto Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member entogeek

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/23/2012

last visited: 7/8/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"GIBRALTOR POINT"

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Located on Hanlan's Point on Toronto Island, this historical plaque informs the visitor of early fortifications built by Lieutenant Governor Simcoe on Toronto Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member entogeek

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/23/2012

last visited: 7/8/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE HUNGERFORD SMALLPOX EPIDEMIC OF 1884" ~ Tweed

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This plaque describes how the Provincial Board of Health and its hired officers dealt with a severe smallpox epidemic in Hungerford Township, in 1884.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/23/2012

last visited: 11/17/2012

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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"ROCKWOOD 1842" ~ Kingston

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This plaque identifies the house, George Browne, the architect of Kingston City Hall, designed for John Solomon Cartwright.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/22/2012

last visited: 4/14/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"BELLEVILLE" ~ Belleville

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This plaques describes the founding of Belleville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/22/2012

last visited: 8/4/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"JOHN A. MACDONALD IN HALLOWELL" ~ Picton

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This plaque describes the time John A. Macdonald spent managing the law practice of his cousin, Lowther P. Macpherson, in Hallowell (now Picton).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/21/2012

last visited: 8/11/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE QUAKERS OF ADOLPHUSTOWN" ~ Greater Napanee

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This plaques describes the event surrounding the first Preparative Meeting of the Society of Friends (Quakers) held in either Upper or Lower Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/21/2012

last visited: 1/17/2013

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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

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"ALBERT COLLEGE" ~ Belleville

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This plaque describes the involvement of the Methodist Episcopal Church in building a seminary that is now known as Albert College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/21/2012

last visited: 6/16/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS" ~ Picton

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This plaque provides background information on the Prince Edward County Agricultural Society and the construction of the Crystal Palace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/20/2012

last visited: 6/1/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE FOUNDING OF TWEED" ~ Tweed

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This plaque describes the founding of Tweed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/20/2012

last visited: 1/28/2014

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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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Ontario Provincial Plaques"BATH ACADEMY 1811" ~ Bath

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This plaque provides background information on the Bath Academy, Lennox & Addington's earliest public school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/19/2012

last visited: 8/10/2014

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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

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"HONOURABLE G. HOWARD FERGUSON 1870-1946" ~ Kemptville

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This plaque, in tribute to the Honourable G. Howard Ferguson, Ontario's ninth Premier, is located on Prescott Street, in Kemptville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/19/2012

last visited: 5/11/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"CHAMPLAIN'S WAR PARTY, 1615" ~ Trenton

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This plaque, describing an attack, commanded by Samuel de Champlain, against the Iroquois, is located in Trenton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/19/2012

last visited: 2/18/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"ESCAPE OF THE ROYAL GEORGE 1812" ~ Greater Napanee

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This plaque, describing the escape of the British Corvette "Royal George", through a gap into the Bay of Quinte's North Channel, is located in Greater Napanee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/19/2012

last visited: 8/10/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"BELLEVILLE CITY HALL" ~ Belleville

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This plaque provides information on the Belleville City Hall, erected in 1872-73 to house the public market and administrative offices.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/19/2012

last visited: 6/19/2013

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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"MADELEINE DE ROYBON D'ALLONNE" ~ Amherstview

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This plaque, describing Madeleine de Roybon d'Allonne as being the first European woman to own land in what is now Ontario, is located in Amherstview.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/19/2012

last visited: 8/10/2014

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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"THE KENTÉ (QUINTE) MISSION" ~ Consecon

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This plaque, describing a Sulpician mission to serve Iroquois Indians, on the north shore of Lake Ontario, is located in Consecon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/19/2012

last visited: 8/15/2012

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