King's Highway 9 Marker Cairn - Schomburg, ON
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11
N 44° 01.488 W 079° 36.833
17T E 611084 N 4875561
Quick Description: Impressive cairn denoting the completion of nearby Provincial Highway #9.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 7/26/2015 4:11:17 PM
Waymark Code: WMP9XT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 7

Long Description:
8' tall cairn located in a roadside pullout just north of the highway, and west of highway 400. The cairn, made of mainly broken granite and cement, holds a marker denoting the completion of provincial Highway 9 from Hwy 27 to Hwy 400.

Marker text reads:

ONTARIO
DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS

This plaque commemorates the official opening of Highway 9 from Highway 27 to Highway 400 on July 28 1970, by the Honourable George E. Gomme, Minister of Highways, and the Honourable Charles S. MacNaughton, Treasurer of Ontario. It is dedicated to the memory of Major A. Alexander Mackenzie, M.C., (1885-1970), Member for York North in the Ontario Legislature from 1945 to 1967, whose efforts contributed greatly to the development of the area.
Cairn Location: Roadside pullout

Cairn Purpose: Other (please describe in description)

Type if different from above list: Historic Marker

Types of rock: Granite,

Cairn Condition:

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