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You see them everywhere - on the sides of buildings, at waysides, bolted to rocks - signs that commemorate the history of an area. WARNING: There are already many historic marker categories restricted to geographic areas, particular subjects, or official lists. If the marker you are trying to Waymark fits in one of the existing categories, it is NOT allowed here. This category was conceived to fill the gaps these other categories miss. Click on "show additional information" before posting.
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Signs of HistoryThe Hermitage - Ancaster, Ontario

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A sign on the path leading to The Hermitage ruins on the Main Loop Trail, Ancaster, outlining the history of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 2/28/2021

last visited: 1/2/2020

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Signs of HistoryTHE H.A.A.A GROUNDS - Hamilton, ON

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Sign describing the history of the H.A.A.A. Grounds

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/11/2017

last visited: never

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Signs of HistorySemmens, Ward and Evel Casket Company - Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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Sign located in Victoria Park

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/29/2017

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryJohn Rae, Arctic Explorer - Hamilton, ON

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Historic plaque dedicated to explorer John Rae

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/3/2018

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryBell's School - Glanford, Ontario

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A sign at the site of the former Bell's School in Glanford, 1874 - 1963.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/1/2021

last visited: 2/7/2021

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Signs of HistoryNash-Jackson House - Battlefield Park - Stoney Creek, ON

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Sign outlining the history of the nearby Nash-Jackson House.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/12/2016

last visited: 11/25/2017

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Signs of History5353 Cedar Springs Road - Cedar Springs, ON

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Small roadside cairn and plaque near Cedar Springs

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/1/2018

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Turning Point June 6th 1813 - Stoney Creek, Ontario

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An interpretive sign explaining the important turning point during the Battle of Stoney Creek, War of 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/26/2018

last visited: 4/21/2019

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Signs of HistoryTown Hall and Market house - Milton, Ontario, Canada

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Located on Main Street East in Milton, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/21/2009

last visited: 10/22/2009

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Signs of HistoryHamilton Grimsby and Beamsville Electric Railway - Grimsby, ON

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Sign describing the rise and fall of the H.G. & B. 1894 - 1931

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/13/2021

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryLeisure Lodge - Preston, ON

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Sign dedicated to Waterloo County's former dance spot

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/2/2016

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryHuron Road Bridge - Kitchener, ON

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Historical information sign commemorating the Huron Road Bridge

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BWJM

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/14/2020

last visited: 5/14/2020

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Signs of HistoryBridge Park - Waterford, ON

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Plaque located in a small park in downtown Waterford

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/23/2017

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryWar of 1812 Freemason Memorial - Waterford, ON

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Memorial to a moment between Freemasons in the War of 1812

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/19/2017

last visited: 8/31/2019

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Signs of HistoryKindree Cemetery - Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

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This plaque is located at Kindree Cemetery at Derry Road W. in Mississauga.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/16/2010

last visited: 9/3/2010

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Signs of HistoryThe Founding Of Rockwood - Rockwood, Ontario, Canada

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This plaque is located at the Lions Club Park in Rockwood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/6/2010

last visited: 9/13/2013

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Signs of HistorySigns of History - Royal Flying Corps School of Aerial Fighting, Beamsville ON

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Located on Sann Rd in what is now a farming area, there was once a large sized flight school used during the first World War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/2/2010

last visited: 1/17/2015

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Signs of HistoryFounding Of New Dundee - Ontario, Canada

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Located in a small parkette at Main Street in New Dundee, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/21/2010

last visited: 4/17/2010

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Signs of HistoryNorval On The Credit - Norval, Ontario, Canada

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This sign is located in McNab Park in Norval, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/4/2010

last visited: 10/28/2020

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Signs of HistoryWaterloo Mechanical Punch Press

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This is a mechanical punch press from the 30's and was previously used to make street signs. It is currently an artifact along the Iron Horse hiking/biking trail in Waterloo, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member geocite

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/14/2010

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryJohn Paul II - "The Pope of Peace" - Brampton, Ontario, Canada

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This statue of Pope John paul II is located at the St. Eugene de Mazenod Parish Church on 1206 Steeles Avenue West in Brampton, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2009

last visited: 8/2/2011

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Signs of HistoryRunchey's Tavern

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A historical sign commerating the location of a tavern. Foundation ruins can still be seen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brenda&&rew

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/27/2009

last visited: 7/27/2019

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Signs of HistoryZion Cemetery - Brampton, Ontario, Canada

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This pioneer cemetery is located on the corner of Conservation Drive and Hurontario Street in Brampton, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/2/2009

last visited: 7/27/2015

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Signs of HistorySite of Union Church 1824-1892 - Rockway, Ontario

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A memorial stone marking the location of the former Union Church

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/14/2018

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryCheltenham - Cheltenham, Ontario, Canada

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This plaque is located in front of the Cheltenham Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/9/2010

last visited: 5/9/2021

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