Commemorative Plaque - Dundas Street

Name/Title: Commemorative Plaque - Dundas Street
Date: [1931]
Description:

Item consists of a black and white postcard depicting a commemorative plaque, Dundas Street and Governor’s Road.

On the back of the postcard:  ‘Cairn unveiled Nov 21, 1931, Dundas, Ontario. “Historical Sites and Monuments / Board of Canada / Dundas Street / The Governor’s Road / Planned by Lt. Gov. Simcoe in 1793, as a military road and commercial highway between Lake Ontario and the River Thames, to promote the settlement of this Province. Laid out and constructed by the Queen’s Rangers under his orders in 1794-5, and named in honor of Hon. Henry Dundas, Sec’y of State for War and the Colonies. Erected 1931.”‘

Object Number: P-3855
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