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  • Beckwith Street and Bridge plaque, Smiths Falls
    Beckwith Street and Bridge plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       The text on the plaque reads: "Created during the town's settlement during the 1820's, the name of Beckwith Street and its bridge were derived from Beckwith Township, when strong ties existed between the Anglican congregations of both communities. At 99 feet wide, Beckwith Street and its bridge encompassed a striking ...
    ObjectImage     The text on the plaque reads: "Created during the town's settlement during the 1820's, the name of Beckwith Street and its bridge were derived from Beckwith Township, when strong ties ...
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • HMCS Smiths Falls plaque, Smiths Falls
    HMCS Smiths Falls plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       The text on the plaque reads: "Launched in Kingston August 19, 1944 this corvette (of the Flower Class) sailed under the Pennant K345 commanded by Lt. CMR. Philip Taber Byers. This ship made 3 Atlantic crossings as a convoy escort, later transporting men to Quebec City who were volunteering for ...
    ObjectImage     The text on the plaque reads: "Launched in Kingston August 19, 1944 this corvette (of the Flower Class) sailed under the Pennant K345 commanded by Lt. CMR. Philip Taber Byers. ...
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Bascule bridge Parks Canada plaque, Smiths Falls
    Bascule bridge Parks Canada plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       Located near the Detached Lock off Abbott Street.
    ObjectImage     Located near the Detached Lock off Abbott Street.
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Old Combined Lock 28, 29 & 30 plaque, Smiths Falls
    Old Combined Lock 28, 29 & 30 plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       Located near the locks on the Smiths Falls Heritage Trail.
    ObjectImage     Located near the locks on the Smiths Falls Heritage Trail.
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Old Slys' Park Canada plaque, Smiths Falls
    Old Slys' Park Canada plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       Located near Old Slys Road and Queen Street.
    ObjectImage     Located near Old Slys Road and Queen Street.
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Old Sly's Rapids plaque, Smiths Falls
    Old Sly's Rapids plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       Located near Old Slys Road and Queen Street.
    ObjectImage     Located near Old Slys Road and Queen Street.
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Smiths Falls and the Dam plaque
    Smiths Falls and the Dam plaque
    ObjectImage       The text on the plaque reads: "Where are the Falls? The Town got its name from a mile long series of rapids, which originally flowed from the water tower in Centennial Park, to the stone arch bridge on Beckwith Street. As boat travel increased in the early 1800's, the shallow ...
    ObjectImage     The text on the plaque reads: "Where are the Falls? The Town got its name from a mile long series of rapids, which originally flowed from the water tower in ...
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Bascule bridge plaque, Smiths Falls
    Bascule bridge plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       Located near the Detached Lock off Abbott Street.
    ObjectImage     Located near the Detached Lock off Abbott Street.
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Postwar housing plaque, Smiths Falls
    Postwar housing plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       Located on the Smiths Falls Heritage Trail.
    ObjectImage     Located on the Smiths Falls Heritage Trail.
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Frost & Wood Co. Ltd. plaque, Smiths Falls
    Frost & Wood Co. Ltd. plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       Located near the Old Combined Locks on the Smiths Falls Heritage Trail.
    ObjectImage     Located near the Old Combined Locks on the Smiths Falls Heritage Trail.
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Centennial Fountain Plaza, Smiths Falls
    Centennial Fountain Plaza, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       The plaque reads: "Centennial Fountain Plaza donated by the Rotary Club 1967."
    ObjectImage     The plaque reads: "Centennial Fountain Plaza donated by the Rotary Club 1967."
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Growth by Pieter Doef, Centennial Fountain Plaza, Smiths Falls
    Growth by Pieter Doef, Centennial Fountain Plaza, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       This sculpture which is entitled "Growth" is located in the Centennial Fountain Plaza, Centennial Park at Confederation Drive.
    ObjectImage     This sculpture which is entitled "Growth" is located in the Centennial Fountain Plaza, Centennial Park at Confederation Drive.
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Water works plaque, Smiths Falls
    Water works plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       The plaque reads: "The current water system in Smiths Falls began in a three-story brick building in 1886 under the management of "Captain" Adam Foster. While it began on the east side of Beckwith Street to supply the water tank of the CPR yards, it eventually expanded to supply many ...
    ObjectImage     The plaque reads: "The current water system in Smiths Falls began in a three-story brick building in 1886 under the management of "Captain" Adam Foster. While it began on the ...
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Ryan's Park Racetrack plaque, Lower Reach Park, Smiths Falls
    Ryan's Park Racetrack plaque, Lower Reach Park, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       Lower Reach Park located next to Jasper Avenue and Old Slys Road.
    ObjectImage     Lower Reach Park located next to Jasper Avenue and Old Slys Road.
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Rideau Waterway plaque, Smiths Falls
    Rideau Waterway plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       The text on the plaque reads: "Constructed 1826-32 by the British government for military purposes, but used principally for commerce, the Rideau waterway, together with the lower Ottawa River, was the first canalized route from Montreal to the Great Lakes. Although eastbound traffic continued to use the St Lawrence, westbound ...
    ObjectImage     The text on the plaque reads: "Constructed 1826-32 by the British government for military purposes, but used principally for commerce, the Rideau waterway, together with the lower Ottawa River, was ...
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Victoria Park plaque, Smiths Falls
    Victoria Park plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       The text on the plaque reads: "This once marshy area was transformed into a picturesque space in 1897, as trees, flower gardens, and pathways were landscaped to create a "public pleasure ground". The area was named Victoria Park in honour of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, which took place that same ...
    ObjectImage     The text on the plaque reads: "This once marshy area was transformed into a picturesque space in 1897, as trees, flower gardens, and pathways were landscaped to create a "public ...
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Town Hall plaque, Smiths Falls
    Town Hall plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       The plaque reads: "The Town Hall was built in 1859 in the Classical Revival style to house the municipal offices and council chambers of Smiths Falls including the Police and Fire Departments. In later years there were additions to the building such as a hose-drying tower and a jail. The ...
    ObjectImage     The plaque reads: "The Town Hall was built in 1859 in the Classical Revival style to house the municipal offices and council chambers of Smiths Falls including the Police and ...
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Dr. Agnes Douglas Craine plaque, 2 Bay Street, Smiths Falls
    Dr. Agnes Douglas Craine plaque, 2 Bay Street, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImageText       The plaque reads: "Dr. Agnes Douglas Craine / Born on October 9, 1861 in Smiths Falls Ontario / The first woman from Smiths Falls to attend university, Agnes graduated from Queen's University medical school with honors. Post-graduation she attended The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Edinburgh and the faculty ...
    ObjectImageText     The plaque reads: "Dr. Agnes Douglas Craine / Born on October 9, 1861 in Smiths Falls Ontario / The first woman from Smiths Falls to attend university, Agnes graduated from ...
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Opening of the Rideau Canal plaque, Smiths Falls
    Opening of the Rideau Canal plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       The text on the plaque reads: "Erected in 1927 by the Poonahmalee Chapter Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire to commemorate the opening of the Rideau Canal 1832."
    ObjectImage     The text on the plaque reads: "Erected in 1927 by the Poonahmalee Chapter Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire to commemorate the opening of the Rideau Canal 1832."
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • The Rideau Waterway plaque, Canadian Heritage River system, Smiths Falls
    The Rideau Waterway plaque, Canadian Heritage River system, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       The plaque reads: "The Canadian Heritage River system / February 2000 / The Rideau Waterway / The Rideau Waterway stretches 202 kilometres through a chain of lakes, rivers and canals, linking Smiths Falls, the heart of the Rideau, to the historic city of Kingston on Lake Ontario and to Ottawa, ...
    ObjectImage     The plaque reads: "The Canadian Heritage River system / February 2000 / The Rideau Waterway / The Rideau Waterway stretches 202 kilometres through a chain of lakes, rivers and canals, ...
    Smiths Falls Public Library
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