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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM28B9_canadian-pacific-marine-terminal-building_Victoria-British-Columbia.html
This building was constructed in 1924 as the Canadian Pacific Marine Terminal building. Designed by the architectural partnership of F.M. Rattenbury and P.L. James it became headquarters for the Canadian Pacific British Columbia Coast Steamsh…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2810_site-of-university-of-washington_Harrison-Mills-British-Columbia.html
On this site the University of Washington was established in 1861 through the leadership of Daniel Bagley and Arthur Denny and the generosity of Charles and Mary Terry and Edward Lander who joined Arthur and Mary Denny in donating the land…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM275R_fairfield-on-the-thames-the-fairfield-mission_Bothwell-Ontario.html
(Front of monument) Fairfield on the Thames / Fairfield sur la Thames Here stood the village of Fairfield, destroyed by invading American forces following the Battle of the Thames. , 5th October, 1813. Its inhabitants, Delaware Indian exil…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26Q4_wm-b-rankine_Niagara-Falls-Ontario.html
Built in 1901-05, it was the first Powerhouse on the Canadian side to produce electrical energy for commercial use and sale outside Niagara Falls. Its location takes advantage of the natural flow of the river which formerly entered here to flow a…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26PV_the-niagara-parks-commission-commission-des-parcs-du-niagara_Niagara-Falls-Ontario.html
In 1885, the Province of Ontario established The Niagara Parks Commission as part of an international effort to preserve the natural scenery around Niagara Falls. Originally, the Commission included Colonel Casimir Gzowski, Chairman, John W. Lang…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26IS_immeuble-de-la-sun-life_Montreal-Quebec.html
Immeuble de la Sun Life Longtemps considéré comme un bastion de la puissance financière au Canada, l'immeuble de la Sun Life était lors de son achèvement en 1933 le plus grand bâtiment de l'Empire britannique, avec une sup…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26IC_monuments-macdonald-et-and-laurier-monuments_Montreal-Quebec.html
Se faisant face de part et d'autre du boulevard René-Lévesque, les statues de Macdonald et de Laurier sont respectivement le plus ancien et le plus récent des monuments qui ornent le square. Sir John A. Macdonald Sir John A.…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM267F_nikola-tesla_Niagara-Falls-Ontario.html
Speaking about this monument, Canadian sculptor Les Drysdale says: "Tesla is as he would have appeared in 1896, age 39, about the time his inventions were being used to create hydroelectric power at Niagara Falls. As the story goes, the …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM267E_nikola-tesla_Niagara-Falls-Ontario.html
Nikola Tesla was born to a Serbian family in the village of Smiljan, Croatia. He was a brilliant child who when only 12 years old, upon seeing a lithograph of Niagara Falls declared that one day he would put a wheel under it and "power the w…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM266C_fontaine-commemorative_Montreal-Quebec.html
Fontaine commémorative du jubilé de diamant de la reine Victoria Cc monument, à l'origine une fontaine, est un éloquent témoîgnage du sentiment d'appartenance à l'empire britannique de nombreux Montréalais…
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