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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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Image for "CAPTAIN GEORGE FRASER KERR, V.C., M.C., M.M  1895-1929"  --  Deserontoview gallery
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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: 6/12/2011

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE FOUNDING OF DESERONTO" (Legacy)

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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: 10/23/2014

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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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Ontario Provincial Plaques"CHRIST CHURCH 1838" - Huntley, Ontario

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A post mounted plaque in front of the church building on Carp Road, in the former village of Huntley, just south of the town of Carp, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member model12

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/5/2011

last visited: 10/20/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"PURDY'S MILLS" -- Lindsay

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Purdy's Mills was the basis for the town of Lindsay, which grew around the mill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/4/2011

last visited: 6/4/2011

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE FOUNDING OF BOBCAYGEON"

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Found on the grounds of the tourist information centre, this plaque tells the story of the early days in Bobcaygeon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/30/2011

last visited: 6/5/2011

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"BLOCKHOUSE ISLAND" -- Brockville

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Former site of cholera epidemic hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/27/2011

last visited: 8/28/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"GEORGE CHAFFEY 1848-1932" -- Brockville

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Shipbuilder, inventor, entrepreneur.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/27/2011

last visited: 4/17/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"FORSYTH'S RAID 1813" -- Brockville

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Story of the successful raid by U.S. troops on Brockville, during the War of 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/27/2011

last visited: 11/9/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"OGLE ROBERT GOWAN 1803-1876" -- Brockville

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Successful politician, newspaperman and promoter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/27/2011

last visited: 7/4/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"J. D. KELLY 1862-1958" -- Warkworth

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Talented artist and illustrator of Canadian historical events.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/26/2011

last visited: 9/5/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE NAPANEE MILLS" - Napanee

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A post mounted plaque beside the waterfall in Springside Park, Napanee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member petendot

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/25/2011

last visited: 8/28/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"ELIZABETH RABB BEATTY 1856-1939" -- Landsdowne

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Early female medical missionary, travelled the world helping others and lived here until her death.

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location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/25/2011

last visited: 9/7/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE LYNDHURST BRIDGE" -- Lyndhurst

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The oldest stone bridge in Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/25/2011

last visited: 8/23/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"FOUNDING OF LYNDHURST" -- Lyndhurst

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This small village grew around the first iron ore smelter in Canada,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/25/2011

last visited: 8/23/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"CHRIST CHURCH" - Burritt's Rapids

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A post mounted plaque on the lawn of Christ Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member model12

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/25/2011

last visited: 11/24/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"FOUNDING OF MERRICKVILLE" - Merrickville

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A post mounted plaque at a small greenspace beside a gift and souvenir store.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member model12

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/25/2011

last visited: 11/24/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"MERRICKVILLE BLOCKHOUSE 1832" - Merrickville,

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A post mounted plaque on the lawn of the original blockhouse alongside the Rideau Canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member model12

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 11/24/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE RIDEAU WATERWAY" - Smiths Falls

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A post mounted plaque near the playground in Victoria Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member model12

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 9/28/2013

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"FOUNDING OF BURRITT'S RAPIDS"

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A post mounted plaque, nearly obscured in a cedar hedge on the east side of the main street. A plywood historical plaque sign points directly at the plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member model12

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 11/24/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"REVEREND ADOLPHUS EGERTON RYERSON -1803-1882"

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The Reverend Adolphus Egerton Ryerson 1803 - 1882. The plaque is locted at a church on the east side of Road 24 just south of Road 6

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member allie_gator2006

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/19/2011

last visited: 12/8/2011

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"JOHNSTOWN DISTRICT COURTHOUSE AND GAOL" ~ Brockville

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A post mounted plaque in the park on Court House Avenue directly in front of Courthouse Square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member model12

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/18/2011

last visited: 7/4/2014

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"WILLIAM BUELL, SR. 1751-1832" ~ Brockville

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A post mounted plaque at the north-west corner of Water Street West and Home Street 1 block south of King Street West.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member model12

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/18/2011

last visited: 2/7/2012

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE BROCKVILLE TUNNEL 1860"

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A post mounted plaque near the tunnel entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member model12

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/18/2011

last visited: 7/2/2014

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