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Corporation of the Village of Merrickville

Merrickville, Ontario
Grant of Arms, Supporters and Flag
May 4, 1993
Vol. II, p. 234

Arms of the Corporation of the Village of Merrickville

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Blazon

Arms

Quarterly Argent and Azure overall a fess wavy quarterly Azure and Argent in the first quarter a representation of the Blockhouse at Merrickville Azure in the second quarter a Georgian mill building Argent and in base a mill race wheel counterchanged;

Crest

A mural coronet Argent masoned Azure issuant therefrom a demi lion Azure holding in its dexter forepaw a mason's mallet also Argent;

Supporters

On two outcrops of limestone rocks proper rising above waters barry wavy Argent and Azure dexter a marine stag Argent over Azure attired and gorged with a Loyalist civil coronet also Azure sinister a marine doe similarly coloured and gorged;

Motto

AD AQUAS FLORENS. This Latin phrase means "By the water we flourish".


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