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Canadian National Historic SitesDominion Building = London, Ontario

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The Dominion building in downtown London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Keldar5

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/16/2017

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCapture of Detroit National Historic Event of Canada, Port Dover, Ontario

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Port Dover was a staging point for General Isaac Brock in his 1812 campaign to defeat the American Army of the Northwest. Ultimately Brock struck west from York (Toronto)and besieged Detroit where with First Nation help he forced a capitulation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member colincan

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/10/2017

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesMining (Gold) National Historic Event of Canada, South Porcupine, Ontario

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Mining is an important part of Canada's wealth generated by natural resources such as metals and oil. Gold deposits in the Timmins area of Northern Ontario have been a particularly big contributor to the success of our economy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member colincan

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/3/2017

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesDavid Mills National Historic Person of Canada, Chatham, Ontario

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David Mills was a noted politician who held various ministerial portfolios at the turn of the 20th Century. He stood for provincial rights and opposed many federal initiatives of Canada's first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member colincan

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/3/2017

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesMining (Nickel) National Historic Event of Canada, Sudbury, Ontario

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Sudbury is the quintessential mining town in Canada and the extraction of nickel has primarily given it its reputation. This plaque is located at Dynamic Earth museum right beside the iconic monument Big Nickel, which is known across Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member colincan

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/30/2016

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesMining (Silver) National Historic Event of Canada, Cobalt, Ontario

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There are 2 commemorations of mining in the community of Cobalt. Here, the extraction of silver was a major commercial enterprise. The remaining mining infrastructure gives credence to Cobalt's claim to be the most historic town in Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member colincan

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/30/2016

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesEstablishment and Role of St Lawrence River Pilots National Historic Event of Canada, Pointe-au-Père, Quebec

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Professional river pilots have played an important role in safe navigation of the treacherous St Lawrence River for over 350 years. Pointe-au-Père used to be the pilot station but that function is now carried out at Les Escoumins on the North Shore.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member colincan

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 12/25/2016

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesNine Mile Portage Willow Depot National Historic Event of Canada, Springwater, Ontario

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The once native trail at Nine Mile Portage near Lake Simcoe served the British as a vital military link between the Lower and Upper Great Lakes during the War of 1812. Willow Depot (now the reconstructed Fort Willow) was the main point of supply.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member colincan

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/24/2016

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesPointe-au-Père Lighthouse National Historic Site of Canada, Quebec

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Pointe-au-Père Lighthouse is one of Canada’s most impressive coastal navigational aids. Only Cap-des-Rosiers Lighthouse is taller. Technological advances to warn vessels i.e. acetylene lamps and the diaphone fog alarm, were implemented here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member colincan

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 12/21/2016

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHP - Sir Oliver Mowat 1820-1903 - Toronto, Ontario

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A tribute to Sir Oliver Mowat, Father of Confederation and Premier of Ontario. It is found inside the lobby of 900 Bay Street near the south elevators.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/18/2016

last visited: never

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