Cairn, Grafton Heritage Park - Grafton, ON
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11
N 43° 59.518 W 078° 01.547
17T E 738491 N 4875281
Quick Description: Cairn in Grafton Heritage Park dedicated to the agricultural and commercial past of the area.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 6/5/2016 2:48:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMRBQQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 4

Long Description:
Memorial cairn, built in 1926, located in the Grafton Heritage park.

The concrete base of the cairn symbolizes the weigh pad from the former horse and wagon weigh station that stood on this spot for almost a century, as demoted by the two steel wagon wheels embedded. It represents honesty and fair trade.

The cairn is intended to memorialize the agricultural and commercial roots of this area.

Today, it serves as the centerpiece of the Heritage Park.
Cairn Location: Grafton Heritage Park, Hwy 2

Cairn Purpose: Other (please describe in description)

Type if different from above list: Commerce Heritage

Types of rock: Granite and limestone from Lake Ontario.

Cairn Condition:

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