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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 BOLTON" - Bolton, Ontario

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This plaque describes how Bolton was incorporated as a village in 1872. The plaque is on Mill St. possibly where the Bolton grist-mill was located on the Humber River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougandSandra

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/15/2020

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial PlaquesAlmanda Walker-Marchand et la Fédération des femmes canadiennes-françaises - Ottawa, Ontario

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Cette plaque bilingue est située à l’entrée est du parc Strathcona à Ottawa (en face du 50, chemin Range). This bilingual plaque is located by the walkway, at the central, east entrance to Strathcona Park in Ottawa (across from 50 Range Road)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/6/2019

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial PlaquesLe Droit - Ottawa, Ontario

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Cette plaque bilingue est située dans le Marché By, au coin de la promenade Sussex et de la rue York à Ottawa. This bilingual plaque is located in the Byward Market, at the corner of Sussex Drive and York Street, in Ottawa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/29/2019

last visited: 12/10/2019

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Ontario Provincial PlaquesM. W. Bro. William Mercer Wilson 1813-1875

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The M. W. Bro. William Mercer Wilson 1813-1875. The Plaque is located in front of the church at the corner of Norfolk Street South (Road 24) and St. John's Road (Road 3)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Simrebel

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/7/2019

last visited: 11/7/2019

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Ontario Provincial PlaquesTHE ARMENIAN BOYS' FARM HOME, GEORGETOWN

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The Georgetown Boys, or Canada's Noble Experiment, was the first humanitarian act on an international scale by the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/1/2019

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"MONTGOMERY'S INN" - Etobicoke, ONT

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Situated on Dundas Street, one of the principal highways in Upper Canada, Montgomery's Inn was erected about 1832. A favourite stop for travellers throughout much of the 19th century, it is now a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LadyKarine

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/13/2019

last visited: 9/21/2019

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"JEANNE LAJOIE, 1899-1930" - Pembroke

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This Ontario Provincial Plaque is located at the Centre culturel francophone de Pembroke.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member machard

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/27/2019

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE "CHICORA" INCIDENT 1870" -- Sault Ste. Marie

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This plaque is located in Sault Ste. Marie near the Canadian locks.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/23/2019

last visited: 7/28/2019

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE FOUNDING OF EXETER" - Exeter, Ontario

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You'll find this provincial plaque in MacNaughton Park in charming Exeter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/3/2019

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"SIR JOHN STEPHEN WILLISON 1856-1927" - Zurich, Ontario

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Sir Willison is also honoured with a Canadian National Historic Person plaque located in the County Courthouse in nearby Goderich.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/2/2019

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE FOUNDING OF GODERICH" - Goderich, Ontario

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These plaques are on a cairn in the west corner of Lions Harbour Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 2/24/2019

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THOMAS MERCER JONES, 1795-1868" - Goderich, Ontario

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This Ontario plaque is dedicated to Thomas Mercer Jones who was given responsibility for administering the Huron Tract, which was the basis for colonial settlement in this part of Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 2/24/2019

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"LOUISE DE KIRILINE LAWRENCE 1892-1994"

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A historical plaque commemorating the contributions of a nearby ornithologist.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Loonwatcher

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/27/2018

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE FOUNDING OF SPRINGFIELD"

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Plaque describing the Founding of Springfield

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/5/2018

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE GRAND RIVER MISSION"

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Ontario plaque dedicated to early religious mission

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/2/2018

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial PlaquesBon Echo Inn - Cloyne, Ontario

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A plaque conveying the history of Bon Echo Provincial Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Loonwatcher

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/29/2018

last visited: 8/29/2019

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Ontario Provincial PlaquesTHE LONDON AND PORT STANLEY RAILWAY - Port Stanley, Ontario

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In Port Stanley, on Bridge Street just west of the lift bridge

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Keldar5

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/25/2018

last visited: 3/22/2020

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Ontario Provincial PlaquesJohn Boswick - Port Stanley, Ontario

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posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Keldar5

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/25/2018

last visited: 3/22/2020

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Ontario Provincial PlaquesLE DRAPEAU FRANCO-ONTARIEN

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A plaque describing the history and contribution of the Franco-Ontarian Flag very close to the spot it first flew in 1975.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Loonwatcher

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/24/2018

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE ONTARIO PAPER COMPANY LTD".

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Plaque describing an important company

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/19/2018

last visited: 4/19/2019

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"SIR RODMOND P ROBLIN 1853-1937" - Picton, ON

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Marker describing the life of Sir Rodmond P Roblin, an early Premier of the Province of Manitoba.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/17/2018

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE HEROINE OF LONG POINT"

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Plaque dedicated to local heroine

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 2/21/2018

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE JOHN BACKHOUSE MILL"

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Plaque dedicated to historic Backus Mill

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/24/2018

last visited: 8/9/2018

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"ALEXANDER CAMERON RUTHERFORD 1857-1941" - Vernon, ON

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Marker located in front of the Osgoode Township Museum recounting the history of Alexander Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/3/2018

last visited: 11/12/2019

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Ontario Provincial PlaquesThe Ashbridge Estate

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The Ashbridge Estate

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Wet_Coaster

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/30/2017

last visited: never

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