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Ontario Provincial Plaques
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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 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: 12/8/2020

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Placed in the center of a very historic and informative site, which is now a park. Many items of interest to see here, as well as an annual Canada Day Fireworks celebration.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/13/2006

last visited: 12/8/2020

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Located near the old and new fire hall, you cannot even tell this used to be near a major water route

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/13/2006

last visited: 6/22/2012

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Dedicated to an influential President of the Canadian Pacific Railway. He also was involved in many other interests.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/13/2006

last visited: 4/19/2010

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One of Upper Canada's largest flour mills

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/13/2006

last visited: 4/9/2010

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Ontario Provincial PlaquesOHP - Niagara - Thorold - "The Beaverdams Church"

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In the little Hamlet of Beaverdams, there is an old church... and somewhere also the first free school in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/12/2006

last visited: 6/30/2015

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Dedicated to the first (and currently ONLY) university in Niagara, and how it came to be.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/11/2006

last visited: 7/5/2012

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A plaque dedicated to a slave that became a reverend.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/11/2006

last visited: 4/17/2010

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Dedicated to the founder of the first Methodist church in Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/27/2006

last visited: 5/23/2011

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Dedicated to one of the first black settlers in Niagara, and his triumphs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/11/2006

last visited: 5/10/2010

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A plaque dedicated to the Florence Nightengale method of nursing, employed as an educational directive

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/11/2006

last visited: 10/28/2010

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This plaque is about the waterway that started everything in St. Catharines

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/11/2006

last visited: 5/10/2010

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Visit the plaque dedicated to this great man of Niagara

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/6/2006

last visited: 4/11/2015

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Plaque dedicated to a soldier awarded the Victoria Cross

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/6/2006

last visited: 4/11/2018

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Plaque dedicated to a ship builder that helped build industry in Niagara

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/6/2006

last visited: 4/11/2018

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A college named for a martyr and also the first of its kind in Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/15/2006

last visited: 8/31/2012

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A brief look at how Shipman's Corners grew into the City of St. Catharines

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/11/2006

last visited: 11/19/2006

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A plaque dedicated to a famous 'conductor' of a famous 'railroad'

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/11/2006

last visited: 3/6/2016

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Visit this new OHP at Lake Street Armouries of this soldier that was awarded the Victoria Cross

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/6/2006

last visited: 9/17/2007

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One of the provinces oldest Anglican churches

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/27/2006

last visited: 7/8/2014

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Documenting the rise and fall of this community, and the impact of the Welland Canal on growth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/13/2006

last visited: 8/28/2014

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It is located in St. Davids, at the northwest corner of Four Mile Creek Road and York Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NFJK

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/18/2012

last visited: 10/12/2012

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At the transfer point of the First Welland Canal, is the now tiny community of Port Robinson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/13/2006

last visited: 3/20/2021

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Dedicated to a Franciscan Friar that first documented the waterfall we know today as Niagara Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/27/2006

last visited: 4/16/2017

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"SIR CASIMIR S. GZSOWSKI 1813-1898" ~ Niagara Falls

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Dedicated to the first chairman of the Niagara Parks Commission, and many other accomplishments too.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/28/2006

last visited: 8/3/2012

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