To many people--many things, the town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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To many people--many things, the town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada its past, its present, its future by Hugh D. Maclean

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Published by T & C Associates in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont .
Written in English


  • Niagara-on-the-Lake (Ont.),
  • Niagara-on-the-Lake (Ont.) -- History

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Other titlesThe town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
Statementby Hugh D. Maclean ; with photographs by Kenneth B. Walsh.
LC ClassificationsF5547N5 M23
The Physical Object
Pagination84 p. :
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19563688M
ISBN 100919543006

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  Niagara-On-The-Lake National Historic Site of Canada is an earlyth century Loyalist town located on the southern shore of Lake Ontario, near the United States border. The historic district covers 25 city blocks and includes more than 90 residential, commercial, ecclesiastical and institutional buildings constructed between and Location: Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. The only war fought on Canadian soil. There was death, violence, emotions and tragedy in such a small place. And history spanning over years. This town has two Ghost Walks and a book about the stories. Which all confirms Niagara on the Lake as Canada’s Most Haunted Town. So many ghost stories. Stories keep coming in.   Niagara on the Lake Attractions: Stroll the Town. It is alive and blooming, not only with the most amazing flower gardens everywhere but also with tourists who have come to see “Canada’s Prettiest Town” Niagara-on-the-Lake was awarded that title in the “Communities in Bloom” competition and BLOOM it was, while I had my short visit to this historic town. The quiet rural town of Niagara-On-The-Lake in the southern part of Ontario, Canada, has Victorian-era buildings and a welcoming old-world charm. But it has a very dark history that gives this small place the reputation for being Canada’s most haunted town.

Things to Do in Niagara-on-the-Lake km (81 miles) SE of Toronto Never mind that Oscar Wilde called it “a bride’s second great disappointment,” the honeymoon capital of Niagara Falls is worth the 2-hour drive from Toronto just to witness the majesty of the falls themselves. Located at the tip of the Niagara Peninsula and nestled along the shores of Lake Ontario, Niagara-on-the-Lake includes Old Town, Virgil, St. Davids, Queenston and Glendale. Established as a settlement for United Empire Loyalists in , the Town was incorporated and became the first capital of Upper Canada in   There are many reasons to visit the Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Club, situated right in town. Established in , it is not only North America’s oldest golf club, but the entire nine-hole course.   One of those towns is the Niagara-on-the-Lake, the centre of Ontario’s wine region and capital of Upper Canada until Prince of Wales Hotel, built in (Photo: Christine Urias via Flickr) The charming and historic town of Niagara-on-the-Lake is just 20 minutes from Niagara Falls, but it’s a world apart from the bright lights and.

The colours refer to the Royal Union Flag. The mace, a gilt wood object dating from , indicates that Niagara-on-the-Lake, known then as Newark, was the first capital of the province of Upper Canada. The maple leaf coronets further this allusion and indicate the town’s Canadian identity. Niagara-on-the-Lake is one of the most historic towns in all of Canada. It is the original parliament for Upper Canada (now called Ontario). Besides being the site of the first parliament (), it was the place for the first library in Canada, and the first law was passed to ban slavery in the British Commonwealth.   Visiting Niagara on the Lake – must see and do list! Approximately 20 minutes north from the famous falls is the town of Niagara-on-the-lake. Located on the shores of Lake Ontario, this quaint town with its well preserved late 19th century buildings is famous for its wineries and a must visit for all those who are visiting Niagara Falls. The first capital city of Upper Canada (known today as Ontario), the town’s history dates back to and Niagara-on-the-Lake also played a leading role in the War of Stroll the graceful avenues, take a horse-drawn carriage ride, or set out on an Old Town walking tour.