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This Category is for Waymarking all of those historical marker sites around the UK and marker sites across the world with British connections. Historical marker sites provide visitors with important, interesting information and provide us with a chance to stop to rest while travelling.

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UK Historical MarkersLes Casernes Connaught - Connaught Barracks - Québec, Québec

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Les casernes Connaught, construite entre 1806 et 1814, sont situées sur la côte de la Citadelle, à Québec. The Connaught Barracks, built between 1806 and 1814, are located on Côte de la Citadelle, in Quebec City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 5/19/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBattle of Crysler's Farm - Morrisburg, Ontario

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This Battle of Crysler's Farm plaque is located on the site of the battle, and in proximity to the entrance to Upper Canada Village, in Morrisburg, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/19/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersFort Lennox - Saint-Paul-de-l'ile-aux-Noix, Québec

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Fort Lennox is the third fort built on this site. The Fort was alternately occupied by the French, English and Americans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 5/19/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersHalifax Dockyard - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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The creation in 1758 or the royal dockyard, the first in North-America, recognized and enhanced the strategic importance of Halifax and its harbour.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/13/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersAdmiralty House - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Admiralty House is a dignified two-storey stone mansion set within the precincts of the Stadacona site of Canadian Forces Base Halifax. It now houses Canada’s Maritime Command Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/13/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBattle of the Restigouche - Pointe-à-la-Croix, Québec

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In the spring of 1760, a small French squadron under Sieur de la Giraudais were completely defeated by a superior British squadron under Commodore the Honourable John Byron.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 5/13/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe Landing of the Loyalist - Saint-John, New Brunswick

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This historic marker, commemorating the Landing of the United Empire Loyalist in St. John, New Brunswick in 1783, is located across from Market Square off North Market Wharf, in St. John New Brunswick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 5/13/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBattle of the Lacolle Mill - Lacolle, Québec

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The Battle of Lacolle Mill ended the last American invasion of Lower Canada during the War of 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 5/13/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe Nile Voyageurs - 1884-1885 - Ottawa, Ontario

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Upon a request for expert canoemen made by Viscount Wolseley, 400 Canadian Voyageurs volunteered to accompany the military expedition to relieve Major-General Charles Gordon who was besieged in Khartoum by Mahdist tribesmen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/11/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersHamnett Kirkes Pinhey - 1784-1857 - Ottawa, Ontario

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For his services as King's messenger during the Napoleonic Wars, Hamnett Kirkes Pinhey received a 405 ha land grant on the Ottawa River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/11/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe Loyalist Landing Place - 1784 - Adolphustown. Ontario

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On June 16, 1784, a party of some 250 United Empire Loyalists landed from bateaux near this site and established the first permanent white settlement in Adolphustown Township.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/11/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersFort Beausejour - Fort Cumberland - Aulac, New Brunswick

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Fort Beauséjour - Fort Cumberland National Historic Site of Canada, is a star-shaped late 18th- and early 19th-century military fortification built by the French in 1751 and captured by the British in 1755.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 5/11/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBishop Alexander Macdonell - Kingston, Ontario

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Born in the Highlands of Scotland, he came to Canada in 1804 as chaplain of the disbanded Glengarry Fencibles and later became Auxiliary Bishop of Quebec. In 1826, he became the first Bishop of the Roman Catholic diocese of Kingston, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/6/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersReverend William Bell - Perth, Ontario

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One of the most influential Presbyterian clergymen in Upper Canada, Bell was born in Airdrie,Scotland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/6/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersPercy Erskine Nobbs - Montréal, Québec

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Born in Haddington, Scotland, Percy Erskine Nobbs contributed to the advancement of architecture in early 20th-century Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/6/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersWilliam Notman - Montréal, Québec

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Born in Scotland, William Notman was one of the most successful Canadian photographer of the 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 5/6/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersCharles Edward Poulett Thomson, (Baron Sydenham) - Kingston, Ontario

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Charles Edward Poulett Thomson, (Baron Sydenham), born at Waverley Abbey House near Farnham Surrey, was appointed Governor General of British North America in 1839.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/6/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe Chippewa Bay Area - Hammond, New York

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This plaque provides information about people from Scotland who were encouraged to immigrate and settle in the area of Hammond, New York, in the early 1800's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: New York

date approved: 5/1/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBurgoyne's Campaign - 1777 - Oswego, New York

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This plaque in relation to Colonel Barry St. Leger, who led a British Force against Fort Stanwix, is located across from Oswego's City Hall, on the grounds of the Oswego Police Department, at the corner of West 1st Street and West Oneida Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: New York

date approved: 4/28/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersFort Lévis - 1760 - France's Last Stand - Ogdensburg, New York

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This information panel about battles that took place during the French and Indian Wars, is located on the site of Fort La Présentation, in Ogdensburg, New York.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: New York

date approved: 4/28/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersCommanding Officer Robert Ross - Halifax, NS

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In the Halifax Harbourwalk, along the pier of the C.S.S. Acadia, the only Ship to serve the Royal Canadian Navy in Both World Wars, stands a series of historical markers which relate stories of the War of 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 4/28/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersAndrew Bulger - Halifax, NS

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In the Halifax Harbourwalk, along the pier of the C.S.S. Acadia, the only Ship to serve the Royal Canadian Navy in Both World Wars, stands a series of historical markers which relate stories of the War of 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 4/28/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBattle of Lundy's Lane Monument - Niagara Falls, Ontario

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This memorial monument was erected by the Canadian Parliament in 1895 to honour the Officers and Soldiers who took part and died during the battle of Lundy's Lane on July 25th, 1814.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/24/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersArthur S. Whelan - Thorold, Ontario

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This plaque, in tribute to British born Arthur S. Whelan, is located in Beaverdams Park, in Thorold, Ontario

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/24/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersFort George, Niagara on the Lake, Ontario

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Constructed by order of Lieutenant-Governor Simcoe, 1796-99, Fort George served as the headquarters for Major-General Brock in 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/24/2022

last visited: never

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