Hastings Historical Plaques

Historical Plaques by REGION

Click the pins on the map below to discover the plaques in your local area and beyond. Discover the history of your own community!

Historical Plaque Map

Northern Hastings

BANCROFT HOTEL
In 1853, following the surveying of the Hastings Colonization Road, the Clark family were the first Europeans to settle here.... READ MORE


HASTINGS ROAD (ORMSBY)
This road was begun in 1854 as part of a network of "Colonization Roads" planned by the government. ... READ MORE


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


MONCK ROAD

This colonization road was constructed for the dual purpose of opening up a wilderness area to settlement...

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PETERSON ROAD
The Peterson Road was named after Joseph S. Peterson, the surveyor who determined its route... READ MORE


SINKING OF THE MAYFLOWER

This is the story of a dead man saving three people from drowning. READ MORE