Ontario's Historical Plaques
Learn a little Ontario history as told through its plaques
Photos by contributor Wayne Adam - Posted October, 2010
The County of Norfolk
In Port Dover, on the east side of town, in a park
on the north side of Donjon Boulevard, off Road 6
east of Somerset Drive
Coordinates: N 42 47.677 W 80 11.360
Here, 1669-1670, wintered Dollier and Galinée with seven other Frenchmen, the first Europeans known to have ascended the Great Lakes to Sault Ste. Marie. The earthen mounds are the remains of their hut, which was at once residence, chapel and fort.
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