John Graves Simcoe – Ontario's First Lieutenant Governor


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, consult our Plaque database to find out plaque stories influenced by John Graves Simcoe.