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Dedication of historical plaque

On Sunday, October 15, 1972, a historical plaque commemorating Simon Fraser, the famous explorer, was unveiled at the site of the Old Fraser Mills, St. Andrews West. This plaque is one of a series being erected throughout the province by the Historical and Museums Branch, Archives of Ontario, acting on the advice of the Archaeological and Historic Sites Board of Ontario.

Shown left to right after the ceremony are: Mr. Lyall Manson, President, Stormont, Dundas and Glangarry Historical Society; Mr. D. J. McDonald, Reeve, Township of Cornwall; Mr. Robert F. Gray, Vice President, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Historical Society; Dr. Simon B. Fraser, who unveiled the plaque; The Reverend John R. Donihee, Parish Priest, St. Andrews West; The Hon. Fern Guindon, Ontario's Minister of Labour; The Hon. Lucien Lamoureux, Speaker of the House of Commons; Professor Keith Johnson, who represented the Province's Historic Sites Board.

Fraser family artifacts

Series consists of correspondence regarding Fraser family artifacts and includes portrait drawings, a claymore and ceremonial powder horn, a serving platter, bronze profile plaque of Simon Fraser and Fraser Clan hunting and dress tartans.

Fraser family photographs

Series consists of Fraser family photographs. Formats include original albumen photographs (i.e. photo cards), photographic prints and negatives. Photo subjects include family members, Simon Fraser's house, gravestone, and stained glass windows depicting the explorer.

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