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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 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 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 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 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 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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Signs of HistoryLa Place du 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: 4/7/2019

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Signs of HistoryEast and West Memorial Buildings - Les Édifices Commémoratifs de l'Est et de l'Ouest - Ottawa, Ontario

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This plaque was erected to recognize the service men and service women who served our country in war. Cette plaque fut érigée en reconnaissance des Canadiens et Canadiennes qui participèrent aux efforts de guerre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/18/2017

last visited: 10/4/2018

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Signs of HistorySt. Andrew's Church - L’Église St. Andrew’s - Ontario, Ontario

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This plaque, related to the two St. Andrews church built on this site is located on Wellington Street, in Ottawa, Ontario. Cette plaque, concernant les deux églises St. Andrew's érigées sur ce site, est située sur la rue Wellington à Ottawa, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/21/2018

last visited: 8/22/2021

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Signs of HistoryThe Supreme Court - La Cour suprême - Ottawa, Ontario

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The Supreme Court of Canada is the court of last resort for all legal issues in Canada. La Cour suprême du Canada est le tribunal d’appel de dernier ressort pour toutes les questions juridiques au Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/18/2017

last visited: 11/11/2019

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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 Bank of Canada - La banque du Canada - Ottawa, Ontario

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The Banque of Canada, located on Wellington Street in Ottawa, is Canada's Central Bank. La Banque du Canada, située sur la rue Wellington à Ottawa, est la banque centrale du Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/12/2018

last visited: 8/29/2021

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Signs of HistoryOld Supreme Court Building Stones - Pierres de l'anciene édifice de la cour suprême - Ottawa, Ontario

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The wall at this location was built with stones that had previously been used to build the Supreme Court Building. Le mur à cet endroit a été construit en utilisant des pierres qui avaient servi à la construction de l’édifice de la cour suprême.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/26/2013

last visited: 2/17/2014

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Signs of HistoryA River, A Land, A Country - Gatineau, Québec, Canada

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A trio of signs overlooking the changing landscape of the Ottawa River, its history from 7k years before present, its evolution, its culture. Placed by the National Capital Commission on the "Sentier des Voyageurs".

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member lindeye

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 1/4/2014

last visited: 3/21/2016

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Signs of HistoryLa Tour de Lessivage - Gatineau, Québec

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Centre-ville, Hull secteur, Gatineau

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 3/1/2016

last visited: 3/27/2022

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Signs of HistoryNational Press Building - Ottawa, Ontario

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The National Press Building plaque, located across the street from the National Press Building, is on Wellington Street, in Ottawa, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/7/2013

last visited: 5/25/2016

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Centre-ville, Hull secteur, Gatineau

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 4/20/2016

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryAshbury College - Ottawa, Ontario

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The plaque related to the founding of Ashbury College is located on the front of the Victoria Building, in Ottawa, Ontario. La plaque reliée à la fondation du Collège Ashbury est située sur le devant de l'édifice Victoria, à Ottawa, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/5/2013

last visited: 7/9/2019

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Signs of HistoryHistory of the Hill- Histoire de la Colline - Ottawa, Ontario

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This panel provides information about Parliament Hill, the buildings on site, and a devastating fire. Ce panneau nous renseigne sur la Colline du Parlement, les bâtiments sur place et un incendie dévastateur.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/4/2021

last visited: never

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Signs of HistorySummer Pavilion - Pavillon d'été - Ottawa, Ontario

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The Summer Pavilion is located on the west side of Parliament Hill, behind the Centre Block. Le Pavillon d’été est situé sur le côté ouest de la colline parlementaire, à l'arrière de l'édifice du Centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/4/2018

last visited: 7/14/2019

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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 HistoryThe Clock Tower Bell - La cloche de la tour de l'Horloge - Ottawa, Ontario

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This bell was taken from the ruins of the Clock Tower destroyed by fire on February 3, 1916. Cette cloche fut sauvée des ruines de la Tour de l'Horloge détruite par un incendie le 3 février 1916.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/4/2018

last visited: 7/14/2019

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Signs of HistoryLe Musée Canadien de l'Histoire - The Canadian Museum of History - Gatineau, Québec

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Le Musee Canadien de l'Histoire est située sur la rue Laurier, à Gatineau, Québec - The Canadian Museum of History is located on Laurier Street in Gatineau, Quebec.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 4/26/2018

last visited: 3/27/2022

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Signs of HistoryThomas D'Arcy Mcgee - Ottawa, Ontario

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Thomas D’Arcy McGee was renowned as a dynamic and persuasive speaker. Thomas D’Arcy McGee avait la réputation d’être un orateur énergique et convaincant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/5/2018

last visited: 7/14/2019

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