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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2638_maplelawn_Ottawa-Ontario.html
This elegant residence and its walled garden are a rare and well-preserved example of a country estate in early 19th-century Canada. Built from 1831 to 1834 for William Thomson, a prosperous farmer, its centrepiece is this finely crafted home in t…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2637_nepean-town-hall-mairie-de-nepean_Ottawa-Ontario.html
The eastern portion of Nepean Township was annexed to Ottawa in 1950. This hall continued to serve Nepean Township until 1966. La partie est du canton de Nepean a été annexée à Ottawa en 1950. Le canton de Nepean a continu&e…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM262O_the-macdonald-cartier-freeway_Mallorytown-Ontario.html
This plaque commemorates the completion of the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway (Highway 401), the longest freeway operated without tolls by a single highway authority in North America. Covering 510 miles between Windsor on the United States border and …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24X2_bridges-for-canada-ponts-pour-le-canada_Dartmouth-Nova-Scotia.html
In 2000, to commemorate a century of service, Canadian Military Engineers embarked on a three-year program of assisting communities along the Trans Canada Trail to construct and restore bridges. Thirty of these bridges are shown here. For the las…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24WC_canadian-military-engineers-genie-militaire-canadien_Dartmouth-Nova-Scotia.html
Proudly serving Canada and their fellow citizens at home and abroad. In a new and awesome land that was to become Canada, adventurous French and British military engineers surveyed the colossal, mapped the incredible and built the impossible. Ou…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24W9_vera-b-stone_Dartmouth-Nova-Scotia.html
An avid walker, trail enthusiast, leader, mentor and diligent worker, Vera B. Stone defines the Trans Canada Trail movement in Nova Scotia. As a founding member and a longstanding Chair for the Trans Canada Trail Committee of the Nova Scotia Trail…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24W8_wild-about-roses-la-vie-en-rose_Dartmouth-Nova-Scotia.html
Wild roses add beauty and colour to roadsides, open woods, prairies, and rocky places all across Canada. They may have pink or white flowers, be with or without thorns, and stand as high as 2.5 metres. Wild roses are considered a weed in many agri…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24W4_the-dockyard-clock-l-horloge-de-l-arsenal_Halifax-Nova-Scotia.html
The Naval Dockyard Clock was fabricated in London, England in 1767 by Ayneth Thwaites. It has kept time in peace and war for generations of sailors and dockyard civilian workers from 1772 to 1993. The Dockyard Clock is the last remaining architect…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24VG_here-we-began_Halifax-Nova-Scotia.html
Just inland from this place, Chebucto Landing, 2,576 first permanent settlers of Halifax came ashore from thirteen small ships in June 1749. Here, you are at the shore of one of the great natural harbours of the world, the focus of Halifax's exist…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24TK_celtic-cross_Halifax-Nova-Scotia.html
Dedicated to the original Irish settlers of 1749 and to the contributions of the Irish community to Halifax, to Nova Scotia and to Canada Tíolactha do na hÉireannaigh a bhain fúthu í Halifax sa bhliain 1749 is mar aitheantas da ndear…
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