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ALBERT CARMAN 1833-1917

A commanding figure in Canadian Methodism during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Carman was born in Iroquois

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BOBBY HULL
Bobby Hull, "The Golden Jet" was a phenomenal hockey player who came from Point Anne.

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CAPTAIN GEORGE FRASER KERR

Born at Deseronto, Kerr attended schools here and in Toronto. With the outbreak of the First World War,



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CAPTAIN JOHN W. MEYERS 1745-1821

Meyers gained fame as a Loyalist spy during the American Revolution.



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DEGANAWIDAH

A Huron by birth, a Mohawk by adoption, founder of the Five Nations (the Iroquois Confederacy), was born near here, during the early fifteenth century.

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DR. R. L. VAUGHAN
In the history of hockey in Belleville, it is fair to say that Dr. Robert L. Vaughan was a visionary...

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GAUEN CEMETERY

Henry Gauen was trapped in the Arctic ice for two years on the Investigator as the McClure expedition searched for the Franklin Expedition.



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GEORGE BEER

The City of Belleville has dedicated a ball field in Thurlow Park to the late George Beer, councillor and avid sports fan.



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GEORGE ZEGOURAS

George Zegouras was known as "the Mayor of the people" of the City of Belleville, Ontario. Born in Greece, his charisma with citizens and visitors

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GWENDOLYN LAZIER
At 18 years of age Gwendolyn Lazier rode on horseback from Belleville to Washington via New York City...

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HAROLD COLMAN RICKABY

Deputy minister of the Ontario Department of Mines for twenty-two years, "Rick" Rickaby was respected for his contributions to science and the mi

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HUGH O'NEIL

A friendship garden honouring Hugh O'Neil invites passersby to sit a spell and contemplate the serenity of Trent Port.



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JAMES BERTRAM COLLIP
A co-discoverer of insulin, J.B. (Bert) Collip was one of Canada's most prolific medical researchers

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JOHN WEIR FOOTE
The only chaplain in World War II to receive the Victoria Cross, John Weir Foote was born and raised in Madoc.



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JOHN WESLEY DAFOE 1866-1944
Born in Bangor Township, Dafoe began his career with the "Montreal Daily Star" in 1883.

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MERRILL DENISON 1893-1975
A prolific and accomplished playwright, Denison was born in Detroit and raised in Ontario.

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ORONHYATEKHA

The renowned Mohawk chief orator and physician was buried in this churchyard.



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PONTON PARK

Ponton Park is open parkland left over from the development of a large tract of land owned by the Ponton family.



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ROY BONISTEEL

Every day a likeness of Roy Bonisteel sits on a park bench, open book in hand, ready to read to eager visitors. It's another interpretation of Man Alive.

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SAMUEL THOMAS GREENE

Samuel Greene was the first deaf teacher to teach deaf children in the Ontario school system.



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SINKING OF THE MAYFLOWER
This is the story of a dead man saving three people from drowning.

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SIR MACKENZIE BOWELL (1823-1917)
Born in England, this printer and publisher represented North Hastings in Parliament from 1867 to 1892.



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SIR MACKENZIE BOWELL K.C.M.G. 1823-1917
The first Prime Minister of Canada, Bowell was born in Suffolk, England and came to Belleville with his parents in 1833.



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STU MEEKS RESCUE DOCK
This dock is dedicated in honour of the late Councillor "Stu" Meeks, member of council for the City of Belleville for 27 years.



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SURVEY MONUMENT

The first survey in the Quinte area. Near this site in 1785, Lewis Kotte, deputy provincial surveyor, commenced the running of the boundary line ...

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SUSANNA MOODIE & J.W. DUNBAR MOODIE
Susanna Moodie and her husband John Wedderburn Moodie were two prominent Belleville writers in the mid-19th century.



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SUSANNA MOODIE COTTAGE
Born in England, Mrs. Moodie immigrated to Upper Canada with her husband in 1832.



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