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Niagara-on-the-Lake in Niagara Regional Municipality, Ontario — Central Canada
 

Bicentennial of First Parliament

 
 
Bicentennial of First Parliament Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2019
1. Bicentennial of First Parliament Marker
Inscription.  
This plaque, erected by the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, commemorates the Bicentennial of the first Parliament of Upper Canada held at Newark (Niagara-on-the-Lake) near this site on September 17th, 1792, which marked the beginning of representative government in this province.

Unveiled by
His Honour, Henry N.R. Jackman
and the Honourable David Warner,
Speaker of the
Legislative Assembly of Ontario,
on September 17th, 1992
 
Erected 1992.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical date for this entry is September 17, 1792.
 
Location. 43° 15.322′ N, 79° 4.205′ W. Marker is in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, in Niagara Regional Municipality. Marker can be reached from King Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in Simcoe Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 163 King Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Graves Simcoe (a few steps from this marker); First Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada (a few steps from this marker); Niagara Historical Society
Bicentennial of First Parliament Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2019
2. Bicentennial of First Parliament Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The First Provincial Parliament   1792 (within shouting distance of this marker); Niagara Agricultural Society (within shouting distance of this marker); Upper Canada Gazette, or American Oracle (within shouting distance of this marker); Town of Niagara (within shouting distance of this marker); Niagara Apothecary (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
 
Marker in Simcoe Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2019
3. Marker in Simcoe Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 23, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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