Historical Plaques by TOPIC
Click the pins on the map below to discover the plaques in your local area and beyond. Discover the history of your own community!
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.... READ MORE
Trenton was home to one of Canada's earliest and longest running film studios, built on this site in 1917.... READ MORE
Born in Bangor Township, Dafoe began his career with the "Montreal Daily Star" in 1883.... READ MORE
A prolific and accomplished playwright, Denison was born in Detroit and raised in Ontario.... READ MORE
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....
Born in England, this printer and publisher represented North Hastings in Parliament from 1867 to 1892. ... READ MORE
The first Prime Minister of Canada, Bowell was born in Suffolk, England and came to Belleville with his parents in 1833. ... READ MORE
Susanna Moodie and her husband John Wedderburn Moodie were two prominent Belleville writers in the mid-19th century. ... READ MORE