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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 FOUNDING OF OSGOODE TOWNSHIP" - Metcalfe

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This OPP stands beside the gazebo in Victoria Park in downtown Metcalfe Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member model12

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/25/2011

last visited: 4/26/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"CANADA'S FIRST VICTORIA CROSS" - Toronto

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The Victoria Cross is awarded for bravery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ras258

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/25/2011

last visited: 6/12/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE "CANADA FIRST" MOVEMENT" - Toronto

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This plaque tells of the development of Canadian nationalism.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ras258

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/25/2011

last visited: 3/15/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"OSGOODE HALL" - Toronto

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A blue Ontario Provincial Plaque can be found on the lawn in front of Osgoode Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ras258

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2011

last visited: 8/11/2016

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"MALCOLM CAMERON 1808-1876" - Perth

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Located in the parking lot on the southeast corner of Colbourne Street and Drummond Street East.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member model12

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/24/2011

last visited: 5/14/2016

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"SUMMIT HOUSE" - Perth

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On the northwest corner of Harvey Street and Drummond Street East. The house is under repair, but the plaque still stands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member model12

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/23/2011

last visited: 5/23/2016

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE SEIGNEURY OF L'ORIGNAL" ~ L'Orignal,

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The two Ontario Provincial plaques "THE SEIGNEURY OF L'ORIGNAL" are located in the town of L'Orignal, on a wall in a park on the north side of Front Street (Road 24) at the east end of the town of L'Orignal, Ontario, Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sakidoo

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/21/2011

last visited: 5/23/2015

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"SAMUEL THOMAS GREENE" Belleville

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Samuel Thomas Greene was the Co-founder and first president of the Ontario Association of the Deaf,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member AaronHaynes

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/18/2011

last visited: 6/16/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE ONTARIO SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF" Belleville

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Ontario government sanctioned the establishment of the first provincial school for deaf children

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member AaronHaynes

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/18/2011

last visited: 6/16/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE MONCK ROAD" - Bancroft

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Another of the early colonization roads across the Ontario wilderness.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/13/2011

last visited: 10/24/2016

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"ONTARIO'S FIRST GOLD MINE" -- Eldorado

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Difficult to see when passing by on the highway, the plaque is partially hidden under a large pine tree.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/13/2011

last visited: 10/19/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE HASTINGS ROAD" -- Ormsby

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A rugged early colonization road across the Canadian Shield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/13/2011

last visited: 8/13/2011

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"NEWCASTLE FISH HATCHERY 1868" ~ Newcastle

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Located along the north side of the Bowmanville to Oshawa Road, the old Highway 2

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/12/2011

last visited: 8/9/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THOMAS CURTIS CLARKE 1827-1901" ~ Port Hope

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This plaque is located halfway between Augusta Street and Walton Street and on the west side of Lent Lane on the grass of the patio of the restaurant..

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/9/2011

last visited: 8/8/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE DEVELOPMENT OF PELEE ISLAND" - Pelee Island,

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A brief description of the early history of Pelee Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/8/2011

last visited: 8/24/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE PEMBROKE AND MATTAWAN ROAD" - Pembroke

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The Pembroke and Mattawan Road originated as a supply route to the lumber camps in the Upper Ottawa Valley. A long section of the original road remains between Petawawa and Deep River. This plaque is at Riverside Park in Pembroke.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scotian

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/19/2011

last visited: 8/17/2011

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"STEAMBOATING ON THE UPPER OTTAWA" - Laurentian Hills

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A Plaque denoting the history of steamboating on the Ottawa River. The plaque is outside of the Schoolhouse Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scotian

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/17/2011

last visited: 5/15/2015

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"NUCLEAR POWER DEMONSTRATION REACTOR" - Rolphton

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On June 4, 1962 the Nuclear Power Demonstration (NPD) Reactor 3 km east of Rolphton supplied the Ontario power grid with the first nuclear-generated electricity in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scotian

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/17/2011

last visited: 6/8/2015

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"STONE CHURCH HASTINGS" - Quinte West

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One of three cobblestone churches found in Ontario, now houses the Stonechurch Museum of Art.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/7/2011

last visited: 10/7/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"CARLETON UNIVERSITY" ~ Ottawa

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A pair of blue Ontario Heritage Plaques mounted on a large boulder, stating historical information about Carleton University's founding.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member D.ECKEL!

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/28/2011

last visited: 9/1/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"HUDSON'S BAY POST 1856" -- Little Current

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Site of Hudson's Bay Post that was never used after it was built, due to opposition from Native leaders.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2011

last visited: 6/19/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"CAPTAIN GEORGE FRASER KERR, V.C., M.C., M.M 1895-1929" -- Deseronto

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Awarded the Victoria Cross in World War I, for his bravery and leadership at Bourlon Wood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/14/2011

last visited: 10/16/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"JOHN McINTOSH, 1777-1846" -- Dundela

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The man who developed the original seeds for the McIntosh apple.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/14/2011

last visited: 5/23/2016

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE FOUNDING OF DESERONTO"

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Story of the early days of this town founded by British Loyalist and Mohawks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/14/2011

last visited: 12/22/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THEODORE PRINGLE LOBLAW 1872-1933" -- Essa Township

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Boyhood home of the founder of the Loblaws chain of grocery stores. Now Stevenson Farms Bed and Breakfast.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/14/2011

last visited: 6/15/2011

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