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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 HistoryTerry Fox - Marathon of Hope - Marathon de l'Espoir - Ottawa, Ontario

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This plaque in memory of Terry Fox and the "Marathon of Hope" is located on Wellington Street, in Ottawa, Ontario. Cette plaque en mémoire de Terry Fox et le « Marathon de l'espoir» est située sur la rue Wellington, à Ottawa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/20/2018

last visited: 8/20/2021

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Signs of HistoryOffice of the Prime Minister and Privy Council - Bureau du Premier ministre et du Conseil privé - Ottawa, Ontario

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The Office of the Prime Minister and Privy Council, also known as the Langevin Block is located on Wellington Street - Le Bureau du premier ministre et du Conseil privé, également connu sous le nom d'édifice Langevin, est situé sur la rue Wellington.

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location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/20/2021

last visited: 9/4/2021

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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 HistoryEast Block - L’Édifice de L’Est - Ottawa, Ontario

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This plaque has been erected near the entrance to the building known as the East Block of the Parliament Buildings. Cette plaque est située près de l'entrée de l'édifice de l'est et fait partie des édifices du parlement.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/14/2018

last visited: 8/7/2019

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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 HistoryThe Fight for Canada - La Lutte pour le Canda - Ottawa, Ontario

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The Fight for Canada –– Fought on land and on water, the War of 1812 helped shape the future of Canada. La Lutte pour le Canada –– Menée sur les fronts terrestres et maritime, la guerre de 1812 a tracé l’avenir du Canada.

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location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/7/2018

last visited: 7/15/2019

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Signs of HistoryWe Will Remember Them - Nous Nous Souviendrons d'Eux - Ottawa, Ontario

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This memorial plaque is located in Confederation Square, in close proximity to the Canadian National War Memorial. Cette plaque est située sur la Place de la confédération, à quelques pas du Monument commémoratif de guerre du Canada.

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location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/20/2018

last visited: 5/7/2020

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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.

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location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/7/2013

last visited: 5/25/2016

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Signs of HistoryWilfrid Laurier - Ottawa, Ontario

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Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Canada's first French-Canadian prime minister, strove to build a united Canada. Premier premier ministre canadien-français, sir Wilfrid Laurier a lutté pour bâtir un Canada uni.

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location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/5/2018

last visited: 5/25/2022

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Signs of HistoryQueen Elizabeth II - La Reine Elizabeth II - Ottawa, Ontario

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is depicted here on her horse Centenial, a gift from the RCMP in 1977. Sa majesté la reine Elizabeth II est ici représentée sur son cheval Centenial, cadeau que lui a offert la GRC en 1977.

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location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/7/2018

last visited: 5/25/2016

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Signs of HistoryThe Commisariat - L'intendance - Ottawa Ontario

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This information panel about the Commissariat, the oldest stone building in Ottawa, is located in front of the Bytown Museum. Ce panneau d'information sur le Commissariat, le plus ancien édifice en pierre d'Ottawa, est situé devant le Musée Bytown.

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location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/6/2021

last visited: 5/25/2022

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Signs of HistoryThe Rideau Canal - Le canal Rideau - Ottawa, Ontario

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The Rideau Canal, completed in 1832, links the Ottawa River in Ottawa to Lake Ontario in Kingston. Le canal Rideau, complété en 1832, relie la rivière des Outaouais à Ottawa avec le Lac Ontario à Kingston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/15/2017

last visited: 5/25/2022

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Signs of HistoryRideau Canal - Canal Rideau - Ottawa, Ontario

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The Rideau Canal, a World Heritage and Canadian National Historic site, was built between 1826 and 1832. It is the best-preserved, fully operational example from North America's great canal-building era.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/11/2018

last visited: 5/17/2020

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Signs of HistoryRail Heritage in the Capital - Le patrimoine ferroviaire de la Capitale - Ottawa, ON

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This plaque provides information on the beginning of rail transportation in Canada's capital, Ottawa. Cette plaque nous renseigne sur le début du transport ferroviaire dans la capitale du Canada, Ottawa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/18/2017

last visited: 8/4/2019

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Signs of HistorySir Louis Hippolyte La Fontaine and/et Robert Baldwin - Ottawa, Ontario

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La Fontaine and Baldwin led a reformist movement to establish a responsible Government. This led to Confederation. La Fontaine et Baldwin dirigèrent un mouvement réformiste pour créer le gouvernement responsable. Ceci nous a mené à la Conféderation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/7/2018

last visited: 1/4/2022

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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 HistoryLieutenant Colonel John By - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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This granite monument, in tribute to Lieutenant Colonel John By on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the construction of the Rideau Canal, is located in close proximity to the 1st and 2nd locks of the Canal and the Ottawa River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/2/2013

last visited: 5/17/2020

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Signs of HistoryThe Library of Parliament - La Bibliothèque du Parlement - Ottawa, Ontario

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This plaque is mounted on the wall, at the rear of the Library of Parliament, on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa, Ontario. Cette plaque est fixée au mur, à l’arrière de la bibliothèque du parlement, sur la colline du parlement, à Ottawa, en Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/8/2013

last visited: 7/24/2019

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Signs of HistoryOscar Peterson - Ottawa, Ontario

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This plaque describes Oscar Peterson as one of the world's greatest piano virtuosos. Cette plaque nous informe qu'Oscar Perterson s'est hissé au rang des plus grands virtuoses du piano de la planète.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/21/2017

last visited: 5/7/2019

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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 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.

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location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/4/2018

last visited: 7/14/2019

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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.

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location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/5/2018

last visited: 7/14/2019

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Signs of HistoryQuite a Canal - Tout un Canal - Ottawa, Ontario

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This plaque provides information on the building of the Rideau Canal and the creation of Bytown which became Ottawa in 1855. Cette plaque nous informe de la construction du Canal Rideau et de la création de Bytown qui devint Ottawa en 1855.

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location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/31/2018

last visited: 8/29/2021

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Signs of HistoryA Place in Time - Un Fidèle Témoin - Ottawa, Ontario

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Transformed into a British military reserve, Lieutenant-Colonel John By and his family established their residence here. Devenu un domaine militaire britannique, le lieutenant colonel John By est sa famille établir leur residence ici.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/8/2018

last visited: 8/29/2021

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Signs of HistoryA Capital Oasis - Une Oasis dans la Capitale - Ottawa, Ontario

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Etched on this granite plaque is information related to Canada's first birthday and Major's Hill Park, the City of Ottawa's first official park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/15/2018

last visited: 8/29/2021

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