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You see them everywhere-on the sides of buildings, at waysides, bolted to rocks-outdoor 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 HistoryBilly Bishop - Ottawa, On

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Billy Bishop was the first Canadian Airman to be awarded the Victoria Cross. A plaque listing his achievements is located in Billy Bishop Park, on Birkendale Drive, in Ottawa (Kanata), Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/25/2018

last visited: 3/27/2020

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Signs of HistoryStittsville Campgrounds - Stittsville, Ontario

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Walk west through the forest beyond the baseball field and the arena.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/8/2020

last visited: 11/18/2021

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Signs of HistoryRiverboat G.B. Greene - Ottawa, Ontario

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The G.B. Greene Riverboat plaque is located in Britannia Park, in Ottawa, Ontario. La plaque du remorqueur G.B. Greene est située dans le parc Britannia, à Ottawa, en Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/22/2019

last visited: 6/5/2021

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Signs of HistoryL'Industrie du bois à Aylmer - The Wood Industry in Aylmer - Gatineau, Québec

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Ce panneau d'interpretation nous renseigne sur l'industrie du bois à Aylmer au début du XIXe siècle. This interpretation panel informs us about the wood industry in Aylmer at the beginning of the 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 6/7/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryVivre sur la rue Principale - Living on Principale Street -Gatineau, Québec

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Ce panneau nous informe que c'est l'industrie du bois qui a été, au départ, le principal moteur économique de la municipalité. This panel informs us that the timber industry has been the main economic driver of the community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 6/7/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryL'empreinte de Robert Conroy - Robert Conroy's Footprint - Gatineau, Québec

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Ce panneau d'interpretation nous informe de la présence de Robert Conroy à Aylmer et des édifices qu'il y a fait construire. This interpretation panel informs us of Robert Conroy's presence in Aylmer and the buildings that he had built there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 6/7/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryDe palais de Justice à centre culturel - From courthouse to cultural centre - Gatineau, Quebec

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Ce panneau d'interpretation nous informe de l'ancien palais de justice et des locataires qui l'ont occupés. This interpretation panel informs us of Aylmer's former courthouse and the tenants that occupied it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 6/3/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryLe Parc Commémoratif - Commemorative Park - Gatineau, Québec

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Ce panneau d'interpretation nous renseigne sur le parc maintenant connu sous le nom de parc Commémoratif. This interpretation panel provides information on the park now known as Commemorative Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 6/3/2022

last visited: never

Image for L'église Saint-Paul - Saint-Paul Church - Gatineau, Québecview gallery

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Signs of HistoryL'église Saint-Paul - Saint-Paul Church - Gatineau, Québec

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Ce panneau d'interpretation nous renseigne de la présence de trois églises du nom de Saint-Paul qui ont été la proie des flammes. This interpretation panel informs us of three churches all bearing the name of Saint-Paul, that were devastated by fire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 6/9/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryGovernor General's Foot Guards - Ottawa, Ontario

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This plaque recognizes the history of the Governor General of Canada's Foot Guards, and identifies the tasks and roles they have been assigned by the Government of Canada throughout the years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/9/2020

last visited: 9/13/2020

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Signs of HistoryIra Honeywell - The First Settler - Ottawa, Ontario

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This plaque reveals that Ira Honeywell was the first person to settle in Nepean Township. Cette plaque nous renseigne à propos d'Ira Honeywell, premier colon à s'établir dans le canton de Nepean.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/22/2018

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryA Saga of Try, Try, and Try Again - Ottawa, Ontario

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This information panel is located in proximity to Hogs Back Dam and the Rideau River, in Ottawa, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/15/2021

last visited: 5/15/2022

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Signs of HistoryNaval Radio Station - CFF - Station Navale Radio - Ottawa, Ontario

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This commemorative plaque is located within the Fletcher Wildlife Garden, on Prince of Wales Drive, in Ottawa, Ontario. Cette plaque commémorative est située dans le Jardin de la Faune Fletcher, sur la promenade Prince of Wales, à Ottawa, en Ontario

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/31/2019

last visited: 12/31/2019

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Signs of HistoryLorne Avenue - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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The history or Lorne Avenue and the presence of LeBreton Flats, the centre of early industrial development in Ottawa, is the subject of this waymark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/31/2019

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryLe ruisseau de la Brasserie - The Brewery Creek - Gatineau, Québec

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Ce panneau d'interpretation nous renseigne sur plusieurs sujets liés au passé de l'ancienne ville de Hull, maintenant Gatineau. This interpretation panel provides information on several topics related to the former City of Hull now Gatineau.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 6/3/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Bronson Office - Industrial Legacy - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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The Bronson Office, an Industrial Legacy

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Burrow

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/9/2018

last visited: 9/10/2018

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Signs of HistoryDey's Skating Rink - Ottawa, Ontario

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The Dey's Skating Rink, which was located at Bay Street and Ann Street (now Gladstone Avenue), hosted the Stanley Cup finals between the Ottawa Silver Seven and the Montreal Victorias on March 10, 1903.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/8/2012

last visited: 2/4/2014

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Signs of HistoryUn lien routier est-ouest - Gatineau, Québec

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secteur Hull, boulevard Saint-Joseph et boulevard des Allumettières

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 10/6/2018

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Capital's Forest Heritage - Le Patrimoine Forestier de la Capitale - Ottawa, Ontario

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This plaque describes how the forest in this region contributed to the economy and growth of Ottawa and Canada. Cette plaque décrit comment la forêt, dans cette région, a contribué à l'économie et à la croissance d'Ottawa et du Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/21/2017

last visited: 10/28/2018

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Signs of HistoryThe Era of Invention - L'Ère des Inventions - Ottawa, Ontario

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This plaque identifies a great Canadian inventor, Thomas "Carbide" Willson, who invented superphosphate and acetylene. Cette plaque nous fait connaitre Thomas "Carbide" Willson, celui qui inventa le superphosphate et l'acetylene.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/21/2017

last visited: 10/28/2018

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Signs of HistoryBillings Bridge - Ottawa, Ontario

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This plaque was erected to commemorate the community of Billings Bridge, named after Braddish Billings, the first settler to establish permanent residence in this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/25/2018

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryL'aménagement de la Région de la Capitale - Gatineau, Québec

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Centre-ville, Hull secteur, Gatineau

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 10/12/2016

last visited: 9/10/2021

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Signs of HistoryUne Ancienne Route de Portage - Gatineau, Québec

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Centre-ville, Hull secteur, Gatineau

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 2/6/2016

last visited: 8/8/2016

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Signs of HistoryCentretown Heritage Conservation District - Ottawa, Ontario

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This Centretown Heritage Conservation District plaque is located at the corner of McLeod and Metcalfe Streets, in Ottawa, Ontario

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/27/2021

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryA Chapter in Canadian History - Discovery of the Northern Hemisphere - Ottawa, Ontario

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This plaque, titled: A chapter in Canadian History, describes the discovery of the Northern Hemisphere by Greenlander and Icelandic explorers Bjarni Herjol'fsson and Leifr Eiriksson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/5/2019

last visited: 7/17/2019

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