Hastings Historical Plaques

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Architecture

ACTINOLITE, FOUNDING OF

In 1853 Billa Flint (1805-94), a lumberman, member of the legislative assembly and later of the senate, built sawmills here on the Skootamatta River.

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BELLEVILLE CITY HALL

This imposing structure was erected in 1872-73 to house the public market and administrative offices of the rapidly expanding municipality of Belleville. READ MORE



GLANMORE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
This imposing house is a fine example of the Second Empire style which was popular in Canada in the 1870s and 1880s.

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GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY BELLEVILLE

The Grand Trunk was incorporated in 1853 to run from Sarnia to Portland, Maine. 

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MEMORIAL ARENA
The Council of the Corporation of the City of Belleville purchased the Hume Arena on June 26, 1946

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STIRLING

This farming town northwest of Belleville features a number of historic buildings bearing plaques describing the original uses of those structures.

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STONE CHURCH HASTINGS

Stone Church, one of three known cobblestone churches in Ontario, is part of a small group of cobblestone buildings in this area.

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TRENTON POST OFFICE

The door of the old Trenton Post Office has taken an official pounding...... READ MORE