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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 DUTCH SETTLEMENT OF HOLLAND MARSH" - Nieuw Pekela, Groningen, Netherlands

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An Ontarian plaque in the Netherlands....on the old town hall in Nieuw Pekela. About the reclaimed land "Holland Marsh" in Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T-Team!

location: Groningen, Netherlands

date approved: 11/28/2022

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"TOM PATTERSON, 1920-2005"

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Local who was the brainchild of the Stratford Theatre Festival

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/4/2022

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial PlaquesRockwood Academy 1850

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A pioneer boarding school for boys was opened on this property in 1850

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Simrebel

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/11/2022

last visited: 10/24/2022

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"MATTAWA HOUSE, 1837" - Mattawa, Ontario

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Located on the north side of Main Street (Road 533) just west of the Mattawa River bridge

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Burrow

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/5/2022

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"Founding of Iroquois Falls" Iroquois Falls, Ontario

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Located at the corner of Cambridge and Synagogue avenues, Iroquois Falls

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Burrow

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/5/2022

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"DE TROYES EXPEDITION, 1686" Iroquois Falls, Ontario

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Located in a small park just off of De Troyes Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Burrow

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/28/2022

last visited: 10/5/2022

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"KAPUSKASING INTERNMENT CAMP 1914 - 1920" Kapuskasing,ON

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A plaque found next to the fine Kapuskasing Train Station and museum that remembers the First World War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Burrow

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/27/2022

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial PlaquesTHE GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY

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The railway was one of the earliest to use sleeping and dining cars. In 1882 “The Great Western” merged with “The Grand Trunk Railway Company” under the latter’s name.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/7/2022

last visited: 8/7/2022

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Ontario Provincial PlaquesTHE ROYAL CANADIAN YACHT CLUB

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Plaque detailing historic Yacht Club

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/9/2022

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"WILLIAM CAMERON EDWARDS 1844-1921"

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Du Moulin Park, Clarence-Rockland

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 2/19/2022

last visited: 9/13/2022

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"ELIZABETH POSTHUMA SIMCOE" - Holy Trinity - Dunkeswell Abbey, Devon, UK

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An Ontario Provincial Plaque dedicated to Elizabeth Posthuma Simcoe, wife of John Graves Simcoe, the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada. Her diary gives an effective account of Canadian life.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/18/2021

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"LIEUT.GENERAL JOHN GRAVES SIMCOE" - Wolford Chapel - Dunkeswell, Devon, UK

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An Ontario Provincial Plaque dedicated John Graves Simcoe, the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/18/2021

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"WOLFORD CHAPEL" - Dunkeswell, Devon, UK

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Wolford Chapel is owned by Ontario Heritage Trust, and is literally Canadian territory after the deed was donated to the people of Ontario in 1966 by British publisher Sir Geoffrey Harmsworth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/17/2021

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial PlaquesTHE MOHAWK INSTITUTE

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Residential school

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Simrebel

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/10/2021

last visited: 8/11/2021

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE ARCTIC WATERSHED" - Hwy 17 Raith, ON

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Ontario Provincial Plaque located at the division of the Arctic and Atlantic Watersheds in Northern Ontario, just south of the village of Raith.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2020

last visited: never

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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: 6/7/2020

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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: 9/10/2022

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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: 9/26/2022

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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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