Folded Dimensions: 3.5" X 9.5" 
Open Dimensions: 45" W X 19" H
Date Location: Front Cover & Legend
Cover Description: Royal blue, red, yellow, green and white are used on the map cover.  The portraits of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth are at the top of the cover in a blue tint.  (Celebrating the Royal Visit of 1939).
Date Code: Non-Applicable
Southern Ontario Scale: 1" : 18.5 miles
Northern Ontario Scale: 1" : 18 miles
Main Legend Side Features: Southern Ontario map as far north as Sudbury, Mileage Tables, Canadian Customs Regulations, Extract for US Tariff Regulations of Special Interest to Tourists, " Synopsis of Fish & Game Laws, Index of Southern Cities, Towns & Villages and Index of Lakes.
Opposite Side Features: Map and Legend for Northern Ontario, Index of Cities, Towns and Villages of Northern Ontario, Index of Lakes, Sources of Information, Close up maps of 25 communities.
Mileage Tables: Highways No.2  through to Highway No. 98
Compiled & Drawn By: D. Barclay. Adam Hay, Chief Draughtsman
Prime Minister: M. F. Hepburn
Minister: T. B. McQuesten, Department of Highways
Deputy Minister: R. M. Smith, Department of Highways
Copyright: Crown copyright is acknowledged, materials below are reproduced for non-commercial purposes.© Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2016. 
Other: Lithographed by The Copp Clark Co. Limited Toronto, Canada

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There was a great deal of excitement with the visit of the
Royal couple in 1939 - it was the first visit by a reigning
monarch to Canada.


The King and Queen in St. Catharines on June 7, 1939
for opening ceremonies of the Queen Elizabeth Way.

monument base 

This monument was erected at the starting point of the Queen
Elizabeth Way to mark the opening of the highway by the
King and Queen during the royal visit.  The inscription on the
monument is below.
"The Queen Elizabeth Way was opened by the King and Queen
in June 1939 marking the first visit of a reigning sovereign to a sister Dominion of the Empire.  The courage and resolution of their Majesties in undertaking the royal visit in the face of
imminent war have inspired the people of this Province to
complete this work in the empires darkest hour in full
confidence of victory and a lasting peace."

North Arrow Used On This Map   

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