Upper Canada Gazette, or American Oracle

Upper Canada Gazette, or American Oracle (HM2L43)

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N 43° 15.294', W 79° 4.169'

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Thursday, April 18, 1793

Ontario's first newspaper, Upper CanadaGazette, or American Oracle was published inNiagara-on-the-Lake by Louis Roy, King'sPrinter to John Graves Simcoe,founding Lieutenant Governor of UpperCanada. The first edition of four pagesappeared April 18, 1793. On this 200thanniversary, the Ontario CommunityNewspapers Association erected this plaqueto commemorate the introduction of thenewspaper for public communication andcommunity service in Ontario.June 9, 1993
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HM NumberHM2L43
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Placed ByOntario Community Newspapers Association
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Date Added Monday, September 23rd, 2019 at 11:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 656703 N 4790931
Decimal Degrees43.25490000, -79.06948333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 15.294', W 79° 4.169'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 15' 17.64" N, 79° 4' 10.14" W
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