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  • Centennial Fountain Plaza, Smiths Falls
    Centennial Fountain Plaza, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       See the Pages box at top of this record and click the downward pointing select arrow to see the Centennial Fountain Plaza plaque. For further information see - Glenn J. Lockwood. "Smiths Falls: A Social History of the Men and Women in a Rideau Canal Community 1794-1994." Smiths Falls: Corporation …
    ObjectImage     See the Pages box at top of this record and click the downward pointing select arrow to see the Centennial Fountain Plaza plaque. For further information see - Glenn J. …
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Old Combined Lock 28, 29 & 30 plaque, Smiths Falls
    Old Combined Lock 28, 29 & 30 plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       The plaque reads: "The Combined Locks, also known as Foster's Locks, were named after a well-known businessman, Adam Foster. During the the 1960's there was discussion in the municipality to install an electronically operated single lock just upstream from the Combined Locks, and then to destroy these locks, which had …
    ObjectImage     The plaque reads: "The Combined Locks, also known as Foster's Locks, were named after a well-known businessman, Adam Foster. During the the 1960's there was discussion in the municipality to …
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Frost & Wood Co. Ltd. plaque, Smiths Falls
    Frost & Wood Co. Ltd. plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImagecomment       The plaque reads: "What began as a simple shop on Gould's Island, with a few stove and ploughs in 1893, developed into Smiths Falls most successful company and largest employer for 116 years. In 1846, company founder Ebenezer Frost partnered with Alexander Wood and by 1865 virtually every company in …
    ObjectImagecomment     The plaque reads: "What began as a simple shop on Gould's Island, with a few stove and ploughs in 1893, developed into Smiths Falls most successful company and largest employer …
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Rideau Waterway plaque, Smiths Falls
    Rideau Waterway plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       For further information: Please see the link at the right of this catalogue record. Glenn J. Lockwood. "Smiths Falls: A Social History of the Men and Women in a Rideau Canal Community 1794-1994." Smiths Falls: Corporation of the Town of Smiths Falls, 1994.
    ObjectImage     For further information: Please see the link at the right of this catalogue record. Glenn J. Lockwood. "Smiths Falls: A Social History of the Men and Women in a Rideau …
    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       The plaque reads: "In the 1890's, as recreational bike paths developed beyond the town limits, Matthew Ryan realized that his farm was placed in an ideal location to develop an equestrian park. Located on the stone bluff where the current housing development stands before you, the park coincided with the …
    ObjectImage     The plaque reads: "In the 1890's, as recreational bike paths developed beyond the town limits, Matthew Ryan realized that his farm was placed in an ideal location to develop an …
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Victoria Park plaque, Smiths Falls
    Victoria Park plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       See the Pages box at top of this record and click the downward pointing select arrow to access an additional photograph of the postcard images that appear on the plaque. For further information see - Glenn J. Lockwood. "Smiths Falls: A Social History of the Men and Women in a …
    ObjectImage     See the Pages box at top of this record and click the downward pointing select arrow to access an additional photograph of the postcard images that appear on the plaque. …
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  • HMCS Smiths Falls plaque, Smiths Falls
    HMCS Smiths Falls plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       Located at Veterans' Memorial Park, Beckwith Street and Canal Street.
    ObjectImage     Located at Veterans' Memorial Park, Beckwith Street and Canal Street.
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  • Beckwith Street and Bridge plaque, Smiths Falls
    Beckwith Street and Bridge plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       See the Pages box at top of this record and click the downward pointing select arrow to access an additional photograph of the plaque site looking north on Beckwith Street. For further information see - Glenn J. Lockwood. "Smiths Falls: A Social History of the Men and Women in a …
    ObjectImage     See the Pages box at top of this record and click the downward pointing select arrow to access an additional photograph of the plaque site looking north on Beckwith Street. …
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  • Smiths Falls and the Dam plaque
    Smiths Falls and the Dam plaque
    ObjectImage       For further information see - Glenn J. Lockwood. "Smiths Falls: A Social History of the Men and Women in a Rideau Canal Community 1794-1994." Smiths Falls: Corporation of the Town of Smiths Falls, 1994.
    ObjectImage     For further information see - Glenn J. Lockwood. "Smiths Falls: A Social History of the Men and Women in a Rideau Canal Community 1794-1994." Smiths Falls: Corporation of the Town …
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Growth by Pieter Doef, Centennial Fountain Plaza, Smiths Falls
    Growth by Pieter Doef, Centennial Fountain Plaza, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       See the Pages box at top of this record and click the downward pointing select arrow to see the artist's signature and plaque. The History of Smiths Falls. University Women's Club of Smiths Falls, 1967, p.60 "Centennial in Smiths Falls // Since its appointment by Council in 1964, the Centennial …
    ObjectImage     See the Pages box at top of this record and click the downward pointing select arrow to see the artist's signature and plaque. The History of Smiths Falls. University Women's …
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  • Water works plaque, Smiths Falls
    Water works plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       For further information see: Glenn J. Lockwood. "Smiths Falls: A Social History of the Men and Women in a Rideau Canal Community 1794-1994." Smiths Falls: Corporation of the Town of Smiths Falls, 1994.
    ObjectImage     For further information see: Glenn J. Lockwood. "Smiths Falls: A Social History of the Men and Women in a Rideau Canal Community 1794-1994." Smiths Falls: Corporation of the Town of …
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Town Hall plaque, Smiths Falls
    Town Hall plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       For further information see: Glenn J. Lockwood. "Smiths Falls: A Social History of the Men and Women in a Rideau Canal Community 1794-1994." Smiths Falls: Corporation of the Town of Smiths Falls, 1994.
    ObjectImage     For further information see: Glenn J. Lockwood. "Smiths Falls: A Social History of the Men and Women in a Rideau Canal Community 1794-1994." Smiths Falls: Corporation of the Town of …
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Old Sly's Rapids plaque, Smiths Falls
    Old Sly's Rapids plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       The plaque reads: "Though associated more with Smiths Falls today, Old Sly's began with a history all of its own. The first settler to the site was William Sly (known as Old Sly), who arrived with his family in 1798 and for whom the rapids were named. The property was …
    ObjectImage     The plaque reads: "Though associated more with Smiths Falls today, Old Sly's began with a history all of its own. The first settler to the site was William Sly (known …
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  • Old Slys' Park Canada plaque, Smiths Falls
    Old Slys' Park Canada plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       The plaque reads: "This lockstation is named after William Sly who settled here in 1798. A set of rapids fell almost 16 feet (5 m) over a distance of 720 yards (660 m). It was originally proposed to have the lower lock angled back into the river channel built in …
    ObjectImage     The plaque reads: "This lockstation is named after William Sly who settled here in 1798. A set of rapids fell almost 16 feet (5 m) over a distance of 720 …
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Postwar housing plaque, Smiths Falls
    Postwar housing plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       The plaque reads: "As World War II neared its end, soldiers returning to Canada looked to buy new homes and a major housing boom was experienced in Smiths Falls. With the passing of the Veterans Land Act of 1942, towns were given a financial incentive to build Victory Homes, which …
    ObjectImage     The plaque reads: "As World War II neared its end, soldiers returning to Canada looked to buy new homes and a major housing boom was experienced in Smiths Falls. With …
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Bascule bridge plaque, Smiths Falls
    Bascule bridge plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       The plaque reads: "This Scherzer Rolling Lift bascule bridge was renowned for its ground breaking technology and currently stands as one of the few remaining bridges of its kind left in Canada. Built by the Dominion Bridge Company in 1912-1913 for the Canadian Northern Railway, the bridge was designated to …
    ObjectImage     The plaque reads: "This Scherzer Rolling Lift bascule bridge was renowned for its ground breaking technology and currently stands as one of the few remaining bridges of its kind left …
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Bascule bridge Parks Canada plaque, Smiths Falls
    Bascule bridge Parks Canada plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       The plaque reads: "This Scherzer Rolling Lift bascule bridge is an outstanding early example of a novel concept in movable bridges, developed by William Scherzer, an American engineer. It combines the balanced counterweight of a conventional bascule bridge, with a unique rolling lift motion that all but eliminates friction. Erected …
    ObjectImage     The plaque reads: "This Scherzer Rolling Lift bascule bridge is an outstanding early example of a novel concept in movable bridges, developed by William Scherzer, an American engineer. It combines …
    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       See Glenn J. Lockwood "Smiths Falls: A Social History of the Men and Women in a Rideau Canal Community 1794-1994." Smiths Falls: Corporation of the Town of Smiths Falls, 1994, pp.388-408, 446-449, 468-471.
    ObjectImageText     See Glenn J. Lockwood "Smiths Falls: A Social History of the Men and Women in a Rideau Canal Community 1794-1994." Smiths Falls: Corporation of the Town of Smiths Falls, 1994, …
    Smiths Falls Public Library
  • Opening of the Rideau Canal plaque, Smiths Falls
    Opening of the Rideau Canal plaque, Smiths Falls
    ObjectImage       For further information see - Glenn J. Lockwood. "Smiths Falls: A Social History of the Men and Women in a Rideau Canal Community 1794-1994." Smiths Falls: Corporation of the Town of Smiths Falls, 1994.
    ObjectImage     For further information see - Glenn J. Lockwood. "Smiths Falls: A Social History of the Men and Women in a Rideau Canal Community 1794-1994." Smiths Falls: Corporation of the Town …
    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       See the Pages box at top of this record and click the downward pointing select arrow to see the text of the plaque. For further information see - Glenn J. Lockwood. "Smiths Falls: A Social History of the Men and Women in a Rideau Canal Community 1794-1994." Smiths Falls: Corporation …
    ObjectImage     See the Pages box at top of this record and click the downward pointing select arrow to see the text of the plaque. For further information see - Glenn J. …
    Smiths Falls Public Library
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