The Rideau Canal is a Site, while the Welland Canal is an Event.The cairn and plaque to John Macdonell does not refer to a National Historic Person, but is erected because his home, Glengarry House, is a National Historic Site.Both sides of the rapids emerged as fur trading posts, labeling the area as one of the oldest European settlements in Ontario.
The childhood home of activist and organizer Adelaide Hunter Hoodless, educational reformer and co-founder of the Women's Institute, the National Council of Women of Canada and the Victorian Order of Nurses The first provincial park in Canada, noted for its pioneering role in park management, visitor interpretation programs and the development of park buildings and structures, as well as its role in inspiring artists such as the Group of Seven One of the few gristmills in this region not to be burned during the War of 1812, it is one of the oldest and best preserved examples in Canada of small-scale, water-powered establishments found throughout the country in the 19th and early 20th centuries The site of a victory by badly outnumbered British troops in the War of 1812, prompting the American forces to abandon the St.
Lawrence Campaign; the original battle site was submerged in 1958 by the construction of the Saint Lawrence Seaway, so the 1895 monument was relocated to its current location in Crysler’s Farm Battlefield Park near Upper Canada Village A railway station representative of the larger stations erected for the newly formed Grand Trunk Railway along the key Toronto to Montreal line during the mid-19th century, it is the oldest continuously operating passenger train station in Canada A noted early Ontario home, representative of the design and construction techniques from the period; portions date to the 1780s when Loyalist Peter Ferguson settled on the site, but the main structure was built in 1805 as a manse for Reverend John Bethune, the first Presbyterian minister in Upper Canada and was later the residence of explorer David Thompson The site of the attack by Canadian rebels and their American supporters in January 1838 during the Upper Canada Rebellion; in response to the raid, the blockhouse was built to complement the reconstructed Fort Malden A community founded by abolitionist Reverend William King, 15 former American slaves, and an association which included James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, then the Governor General of Canada, to create a haven for fugitive slaves escaping via the Underground Railroad Located within the Bombardier Transportation facility, the historic complex was the main plant of Canada's largest aircraft manufacturer during the Second World War, with 10% of the world's production of the Hurricane built there; representative of the wartime contributions made by women workers and of the country's post-war mass-transit manufacturing industry A stone house believed to be the oldest surviving house in Northwestern Ontario, it was built by Charles Oakes Ermatinger, an active partner of the North West Company, and was used as a temporary headquarters by Garnet Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley during the Red River Expedition The site of the original village of Fairfield, founded in 1792 by Aboriginal refugees and Moravian missionaries who came to Canada from Ohio, fleeing persecution in the United States after refusing to take sides during the American Revolutionary War; the village was destroyed in 1813 by American invaders during the War of 1812, when the inhabitants were accused of sheltering British officers A stone post office with a steep gabled roof and central clock tower; designed by Thomas Fuller, the building has undergone no major exterior alterations, so remains an excellent representative example of early multi-use federal buildings in small communities A stone post office, blending Flemish, Queen Anne and classical elements; a good example of the post offices erected by the Department of Public Works in smaller urban centres during Thomas Fuller's term as Chief Dominion Architect A good representative example of the early stage in drill hall construction in Canada (when rural militia units, rather than the Department of Defence, were responsible for their construction), noted for its classical proportions, the fanlight over the door and the oculus in the gable British fort (initially known as Fort Amherstburg) that served as the principal defence of the western frontier for the period until 1813 (when it was captured and later destroyed by the Americans), and also served as an important fortification during the border raids associated with the Upper Canada Rebellion in 1837-38Built as a counterpoint to an American garrison on Mackinac Island, Fort St.
Taking place July 6 to 10, the 2017 Canadian Youth Chess Championship will see children from across the country compete for the title of national champion and the right to represent Canada at the World Youth Chess Championship later this year. Marie is also hosting the 2017 Canadian Open Chess Championship, which is set to draw players of all levels from across Canada and around the globe.
With both events taking place at Sault College, the combined tournaments will bring participants, officials and supporters together for eleven days of chess matches, learning opportunities, demonstrations and guest lectures from some of the world’s top players.
This is the perfect place for nature lovers and photographers who want to view wildlife in their natural surroundings.
It's not uncommon for some animals to be oblivious to human disturbances. Our story begins when the land was first inhabited by the First Nations: Ojibwe and Cree people who hunted and fished here.The five largest clusters are listed separately: There are related federal designations for National Historic Events and National Historic Persons.Events, Sites, and Persons are each typically marked by a federal plaque, but the markers do not indicate which designation a subject has been given. Marie, Ontario City Council and members of the Sault Ste.Marie, Michigan City Commission will gather tonight for an important meeting to discuss mutually beneficial projects.The settlement was supplied with animals from Fort Michilimackinac consisting of cows, bulls, oxen, horses and mares. Marie with his native wife who was the daughter of Chippewa Chief Waub-o-jeeg.