In 2002, the Ontario Heritage Trust presented this online exhibit to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the birth of John Graves Simcoe – Ontario's first Lieutenant-Governor. It demonstrates the profound influence Simcoe had on the shaping of Ontario.
Visit the various sections of this exhibit and learn more about Ontario's first Lieutenant-Governor.
Also, visit the August 2002 Plaque of the Month
featuring Simcoe. Or consult our Online Plaque Guide
to find out other plaque stories influenced by John Graves Simcoe.