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Renfrew in Renfrew County, Ontario — Central Canada (North America)
 

First Municipal Council Meeting

1858 • 1983

 
 
First Municipal Council Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2021
1. First Municipal Council Meeting Marker
Inscription.  

In commemoration of the first meeting of the Municipal Council of the Village of Renfrew held on 30 August 1858, by petition to Her Majesty's Signet, Lord Lyon King of Arms, unto the town of Renfrew was granted on 9 September 1982 this coat of arms. Forming its' basis is the shield from the arms for the District of Renfrew, Scotland. Above three sprigs of oak are placed recognizing the importance of the lumber industry in the founding of the community, our motto: "Renfrew, Let it Flourish" is proudly declared below. Atop two towers and embattled befitting the municipality. The coat of arms demonstrates the municipality of the Town of Renfrew is amongst all nobles and in all places of honour, to be taken, numbered and accounted as an incorporation noble in the nobless of Scotland.

 
Erected 1983 by the Town of Renfrew.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical date for this entry is September 9, 1982.
 
Location. 45° 28.373′ N, 76° 41.083′ W. Marker is in Renfrew, Ontario, in Renfrew County
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. Marker is on Railway Avenue just east of Raglan Street South (County Highway 60), on the left when traveling east. Marker is on the Town Hall grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 127 Ragland Street South, Renfrew ON K7V 4M3, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 24 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Founding of Renfrew (a few steps from this marker); War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Renfrew Public Library (within shouting distance of this marker); The Book Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Renfrew Fire Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Renfrew Fire Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Champlain's Astrolabe (approx. 18.8 kilometers away); Champlain's Journey of 1613 (approx. 23.1 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Renfrew.
 
Also see . . .  History of Renfrew ON. (Submitted on September 7, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
First Municipal Council Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2021
2. First Municipal Council Meeting Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
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