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!
A commanding figure in Canadian Methodism during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Carman was born in Iroquois ...
Bobby Hull, "The Golden Jet" was a phenomenal hockey player who came from Point Anne.... READ MORE
Born at Deseronto, Kerr attended schools here and in Toronto. With the outbreak of the First World War,... READ MORE
Meyers gained fame as a Loyalist spy during the American Revolution.... READ MORE
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....
In the history of hockey in Belleville, it is fair to say that Dr. Robert L. Vaughan was a visionary...... READ MORE
Henry Gauen was trapped in the Arctic ice for two years on the Investigator as the McClure expedition searched for the Franklin Expedition.... READ MORE
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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At 18 years of age Gwendolyn Lazier rode on horseback from Belleville to Washington via New York City... ... READ MORE
Deputy minister of the Ontario Department of Mines for twenty-two years, “Rick” Rickaby was respected for his contributions to science and the mi...
A friendship garden honouring Hugh O'Neil invites passersby to sit a spell and contemplate the serenity of Trent Port.... READ MORE
A co-discoverer of insulin, J.B. (Bert) Collip was one of Canada's most prolific medical researchers ... READ MORE
The only chaplain in World War II to receive the Victoria Cross, John Weir Foote was born and raised in Madoc. ... 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
The renowned Mohawk chief orator and physician was buried in this churchyard.... READ MORE
Ponton Park is open parkland left over from the development of a large tract of land owned by the Ponton family.... 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....
Samuel Greene was the first deaf teacher to teach deaf children in the Ontario school system.... READ MORE
This is the story of a dead man saving three people from drowning. READ MORE
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
This dock is dedicated in honour of the late Councillor “Stu” Meeks, member of council for the City of Belleville for 27 years. ... READ MORE
The first survey in the Quinte area. Near this site in 1785, Lewis Kotte, deputy provincial surveyor, commenced the running of the boundary line ... ...
Susanna Moodie and her husband John Wedderburn Moodie were two prominent Belleville writers in the mid-19th century. ... READ MORE